Reading Rooms to close at 4pm on Wednesday, April 22
The Newberry’s reading rooms will close one hour early, at 4pm, on Wednesday, April 22, for a staff event. Patrons should submit their requests for materials from the stacks by 3pm on that day. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Registration for "Genealogy Saturday with Josh Taylor" closed
We’ve reached the registration limit for our March 7 workshop with Josh Taylor. If you were unable to register, please attend our monthly genealogy orientation March 14.
Reading rooms to open at 10 am on Wednesday, February 18
Due to a staff meeting, the reading rooms will open late, at 10 am, on Wednesday, February 18.
Send the gift of the Newberry this Valentine's Day
Share the love this Valentine’s Day by giving the gift of membership in the Newberry Associates. Learn more and make a gift.
Library to close at 4pm on Wednesday, January 28
The Newberry will close one hour early, at 4pm, on Wednesday, January 28, for a staff event. Patrons should submit their requests for materials from the stacks by 3pm on that day. We apologize for any inconvenience.
No vellum in Special Collections Reading Room today
Items printed on or bound in vellum cannot be requested from the Newberry stacks today, January 15. This is likely to remain the case until next week. Please plan research visits accordingly and contact us at (312) 255-3506 with questions.
Short-Term Fellowship application deadline: Jan. 15
All Short-Term Fellowship applications are due at 11:59 pm CST on January 15.
Winter is coming, and so are Adult Education Seminars
This season’s seminars cover the Civil War, Baroque art, creative writing, and more. Browse our course offerings for more information.
Holiday Hours, December 24-January 1
The Newberry reading rooms will be closed from December 24-27. Exhibition galleries will be closed on December 25 only. The Newberry Bookstore will be closed on December 24-26. The Library will also be entirely closed on January 1.
Guided tour of our WWI exhibits Saturday, December 13
Join us Saturday, December 13, at 11 am for a free, curator-led tour of our linked WWI exhibits.