For Members

Membership Information

Anyone 18 or over is welcome to join the New York Society Library by submitting an online application. Or complete the application PDF and submit in person or by mail and paying the appropriate fee.

Some of the many benefits of membership are:

Membership Options

TypeANNUAL RATEDescription
Household$335This option is required if more than one person lives at the address.
Single$260This option is for a one-person household only.
E-Membership$100This is an individual membership for those primarily interested in electronic resources.

Please note that membership fees are not tax-deductible.

The Library also offers memberships for schools as well as for not-for-profit and profit-making organizations. If you have questions about any of our membership plans, please contact Diane Srebnick at 212-288-6900 x214 or