Become a Member of the Betsy-Tacy Society

Help keep the Lovelace tradition alive!

Becoming a BTS member gives you the unique opportunity to preserve the legacy of Maud Hart Lovelace. In partnership, we can do great things together.


$10      B.T.T. Club                                   $40      Household (2 adults + up to 6 children under 16)

$20      Senior or Student                       $100    Maud’s Club

$25      Individual


Why Become a Member?

  • You will become an integral part of an organization with a loyal fan base that is passionate about the work of Maud Hart Lovelace.
  • You will make a difference in the lives of children who might not otherwise discover the timeless stories of Betsy, Tacy and Tib.
  • You can see the fruits of your dollars at work.
  • As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, BTS is not under the auspices of any federal, state or city agency. This means you can have input into how your dollars are put to use.
  • Except for occasional grants, we receive no taxpayer dollars. Your donations and membership dollars are our major source of revenue. This gives you the power to make a substantial difference in our collective success.
  • You’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you have helped promote and preserve Maud Hart Lovelace’s legacy and this literary treasure for generations to come!

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Member Benefits

Every new member receives a new member packet. As a member of the Betsy-Tacy Society you will:

  • Receive any newsletter and other member publications.
  • Get free admission to the Betsy-Tacy houses during regular Saturday hours using your membership card.
    (Free admission is for card holder only and is not valid for special tours or special events.)
  • Become integral to the effort to maintain the Betsy and Tacy’s houses,  national literary landmarks.

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  • Visit
  • Click on Your Account
  • Scroll down to Choose or Change Your Charity.
  • Type in Betsy-Tacy Society and choose us as your charity.
  • Amazon will remember your selected charity and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation to the BTS.
  • Bookmark AmazonSmile to make it easier to return the next time you shop.

The Betsy-Tacy Society will receive .5% of the price of eligible purchases.

The more you shop, the more we receive! Thank you for your support!

Leave a Legacy – Engraved Paver Fundraiser

Put your name in stone and help save this historic landmark. Purchase an engraved paver for the walkway at Betsy’s House and the proceeds benefit the ongoing restoration and maintenance of this literary landmark. Put your name in stone and leave a legacy! Engraved bricks are a wonderful way to show your support, honor or memorialize a loved one, commemorate special occasions or accomplishments, give a lasting gift or promote your business.

Order by mail (click here for more information and an order form).

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