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Support the Mechanics' Institute


Mechanics’ Institute is a 501c3 non-profit membership library, and the oldest chess club in the United States, providing cultural, arts, and literary events.


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Your donations to Mechanics' Institute are fully tax-deductible (EIN: 94-1254644) to the full extent of the law.

Feel free to email [email protected] or call 415-393-0105 for more information about donating.