There are many benefits to membership in Philadelphia Center for the Book, not the least of which is the satisfaction of participating in a dynamic new organization. In addition, members receive discounts at our public programs and workshops, have access to special exhibition opportunities and calls for entry, and benefit from a network of book-related individuals and institutions. The levels of membership are:
Individual: $50 | Student: $25 | Institution: $100
Download the membership form here
Please send your completed membership form to:
Philadelphia Center for the Book
P.O. Box 387
Philadelphia, PA 19105
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Please make your check payable to Philadelphia Center for the Book and include it with your form.
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Philadelphia Center for the Book is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
We depend on contributions from individuals, foundations, and government grants to sustain our activities. Donations of any size are most welcome. Please send contributions to Philadelphia Center for the Book, P.O. Box 387, Philadelphia, PA 19105. If you have a question about donations, please click here to email us. The official registration and financial information of Philadelphia Center for the Book may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
Philadelphia Center for the Book is an all-volunteer organization. We rely on our friends and members to organize and staff programs. Positions are available on our Committees, each of which is led by a Board Member. If you have skills to offer, or if you are interested in a particular activity, please click here to email us.
CALL FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Are you excited about advocating for the arts? Are you a social media butterfly? Do you already love to attend members meetings and workshops, or are you interested in attending more? We're looking for a few good folks to join the Marketing Committee and help spread the word about PCB. As a volunteer for the committee, you would help with marketing campaigns, social media strategy and posts, and blogging to keep our members and book arts community informed and engaged. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Events Committee is looking for members to help with every aspect of event and workshop planning and execution - from liaising with other organizations and artists to scheduling and planning catering and decorations. To get involved please email email@example.com.
The goal of the Exhibitions Committee is to create and implement opportunities for exhibiting the work of PCB members in the Philadelphia region, and to engage with local cultural institutions to promote book arts through exhibitions. PCB can have up to two large exhibitions every year and numerous small ones. The Committee organizes everything for PCB's exhibitions from curating shows, soliciting gallery space from local institution, to label making and receptions. If you would like to contribute to our efforts, we are happy to have you volunteer! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Development Committee is looking for members who are familiar with raising funds online through social networking and other sites such as Crowdrise. This committee plays a major roll in planning for the organization through fundraising, grant writing, and donor outreach. If you'd like to join or learn more, please email email@example.com.
Support for all programs provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.