Become a Member

or renew your membership today!

Your membership will go far in supporting programs and opportunities that enrich and transform lives---- from literary arts camps that fire the imaginations of nearly 600 youngsters every July and August, to workshops for adult writers, to Rochester Reads, our community-wide celebration of an outstanding book of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Your participation helps ensure that these and many more meaningful programs will continue to thrive.

Individual Membership

      • Discounts on fees for adult workshops 
      • Discounts on admission to fee-based readings, performances, and events
      • 10% discount on purchases from our bookstore, Ampersand Books 
      • Discount on space rentals at our Rochester and Naples locations (subject to availability)
      • Invitations to Members-only events
      • Members-only access to writing spaces during business hours (some exceptions apply)

Individual Student Membership

      • Individual Membership Benefits 
      • Discounts on fees for SummerWrite camps and youth workshops

Household Membership

      • Individual Membership and Individual Student Membership Benefits for up to six related individuals.

Supporting Membership

Individual Membership Benefits for two individuals PLUS:

      • Exclusive access to quiet writing spaces before business hours (some exceptions apply)
      • Listing in our annual Donor Appreciation Report


Sustaining Membership

Starting at $250, sustaining members’ gifts are an investment in Writers & Books’ future, helping us thrive and build community.