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We're building a structure that will allow us to quickly deploy and operate temporary reading rooms in almost any urban setting.
239 backers pledged $20,822 to help bring this project to life.
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    Contributor: Your name on the Uni web site, email invitation to all Uni public programs, email acknowledgment of your tax-deductible gift. A Uni button that you (or a local friend) can pick up anytime at the Uni.

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    Contributor: All benefits above, plus a subscription to "Postcards from the Uni"—a series of collectible postcards mailed to you from each location where the Uni touches down. The first card in the series will be sent from the MIT shop and signed by the Uni team. Subscription runs through the end of 2011.

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    Contributor: All benefits above, plus your very own Uni Reading Room "No cell phones please" sign designed by M+E Design (Brooklyn, NY) and an extended subscription to "Postcards from the Uni" through the end of 2012.

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    Donor: All benefits above, plus a Uni Tote Bag designed by M+E Design (Brooklyn, NY) and an invitation to a special reception for Uni Donors and Sponsors.

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    Donor: All benefits above, plus your name added to a list of 2011 Donors on the Uni structure. The 2011 Donor Panel will be displayed at all launch events, exhibits, and installations through the end of 2011.

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    Founding Donor: All benefits above, plus your name added permanently to a list of Founding Donors on the Uni structure. The Founding Donor Panel will be displayed permanently on the Uni for NYC during its lifetime.

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    Founding Sponsor: All benefits above, plus your name engraved permanently on a Uni Book Cube. You become the sponsor of that 16" cube full of books and its seating element/cover. It's like sponsoring a seat at the theater. (After the launch of the Uni, this naming opportunity for a Uni Book Cube will only be available to donors at levels of $2,500 and above.)

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    Project Sponsor: All benefits above, plus you name on master signage as Project Sponsor. It's like sponsoring a wing of a new museum. Contributions at these greater amounts will have a dramatic effect on our work and represent a high-impact contribution to books, learning, and the urban environment. We’re dedicated to the Uni Project for the long haul, and we’re looking to involve, recognize, and build relationships with those who join us with this level of commitment.

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