Society Recognition and Engagement Opportunities

When you participate in the Smithsonian Libraries Society, you are invited to participate in special engagement opportunites, outlined below. Please contact Allie Swislocki with any questions.

Chapter Level: $500-$999

  • Invitations to Libraries public programs;
  • 20% discount in participating Smithsonian Museum stores;
  • Recognition on the Libraries website and in the Libraries Annual Report;
  • Subscription to exclusive Smithsonian Libraries Society newsletter;
  • Subscription to Smithsonian Libraries magazine (CONNECT) and monthly e-newsletter (e-Connect).

(The full amount of your contribution is tax-deductible.)

Volume Level: $1,000-$2,499

  • All opportunities of the Chapter level plus:
  • Personal tour of a Libraries exhibition or one of our 21 libraries for up to 4 people.

(The full amount of your contribution is tax-deductible.)

Manuscript Level: $2,500-$4,999

  • All opportunities of the Volume level plus:
  • Invitations to exclusive Libraries events, such as exhibition openings;
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Libraries' annual Adopt-a-Book event.

(The estimated value of benefits at this level is $165; the remainder is tax-deductible.)

Anthology Level: $5,000-$9,999

  • All opportunities of the Manuscript level plus:
  • Private Libraries tour for up to 15 people tailored to your interests and/or of the Libraries' rare book collections;
  • Invitation to VIP Libraries events.

(The estimated value of benefits at this level is $190; the remainder is tax-deductible.)

Masterpiece Level ($10,000 and above)

  • All opportunities of the Anthology level plus:
  • Story featuring your generous support shared on the Libraries website or in the Society newsletter;
  • An invitation to lunch and tour with the Director of the Libraries;
  • An invitation to meet with a curator, conservator, or head lirbarian to discuss a specialized topic, as staff availability allows;
  • Four total complimentary tickets to the Libraries' annual Adopt-a-Book event. 

(The estimated value of benefits at this level totals $240; the remainder is tax-deductible.)