Member Benefits

There are many benefits to being a member of the Central NY PC Users Group.  In addition to meeting people of like interests, you get to know who knows what and who can answer questions you may have.  Members often help each other with computer problems.  


Other benefits include:

  • Presentations by nationally known vendors and local presenters during our General Meeting which is held the first Monday of every month at Liverpool Public Library, Liverpool, NY. 

  • Bring your problems and questions to our General Meeting and get answers from your fellow members and our panel of volunteers during our question and answer session.

  • Subscription to SaltBytes, our award-winning monthly newsletter that provides technical articles as well as software and hardware reviews.

  • Numerous workshops for people interested in focusing on a special topic.  These meetings are held at ITT Technical Institute at 235 Greenfield Parkway in Liverpool, NY.

  • ligibility for free member only door prizes at our monthly General Meeting. Prizes have included software, books, cameras, and computer accessories.

  • Participation in our yearly member's auction of computer software and hardware. Turn your unused stuff into cash and have a great time too.

  • The opportunity to review the newest books and software for our newsletter. Contact our officers for more information.

  • Special discounts available only to user group members allow you to purchase computer books at deep discounts. Details below.

  • Through a special arrangement with Empower Federal Credit Union, CNYPCUG members qualify for membership in the credit union. Credit Union interest rates tend to be much better than bank rates.  Details below.

  • Opportunities to develop and enhance leadership and management skills, while building your professional network, by volunteering your services to CNYPCUG.

Some Benefit Details
All offers subject to change without notice!

Through a special arrangement with the Empower Federal Credit Union, CNYPCUG members can enjoy the many benefits of one of the New York's finest credit unions. Just show your user group membership card and you automatically qualify for credit union membership.

As a CNYPCUG member, you are entitled to a 20% discount any time you order direct from O’Reilly Books. When ordering, you must include our special user group discount code.
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CNYPCUG receives special benefits from Smart Computing magazine when members subscribe to Smart Computing, PC Today, Computer Power User, or CE Tips.
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CNYPCUG members can save over 25% on all books every day at For detailed information on how you can save every day on these great books you will need to view our discount details.