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The Center for Fiction

About Us

The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Library, is the only organization in the United States devoted solely to the vital art of fiction. The mission of The Center for Fiction is to encourage people to read and value fiction and to support and celebrate its creation and enjoyment. With all our resources, including our exceptional book collection, our beautiful reading room, our expanding website, and our ever-growing array of creative programs, we seek to serve the reading public, to build a larger audience for fiction, and to create a place where readers and writers can share their passion for literature.

The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Library, is the only organization in the United States devoted solely to the vital art of fiction. The mission of The Center for Fiction is to encourage people to read and value fiction…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Media

Location

  • 15 Lafayette Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11217

Current listings by The Center for Fiction

Volunteer OpportunitiesLocationDate Posted
Events at The Center for Fiction!Brooklyn, NYSeptember 26, 2019

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