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Apply now for the Newberry's ACLS/Burkhardt Fellowship in Residence

Posted 11 months ago

The Newberry welcomes applications for the American Council of Learned Societies’s Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship, which supports one academic year of research for tenured scholars.

Reading rooms closed Saturday, August 31

Posted 12 months ago

In observance of Labor Day, our reading rooms will be closed Saturday, August 31, and the entire library will be closed Monday, September 2.

Scholl Center Director Liesl Olson discusses Hemingway on WBEZ

Posted 1 year ago

Director of the Scholl Center for American History and Culture Liesl Olson talked about Hemingway in Chicago on WBEZ Radio.

Watch our 2013 Book Fair Ad

Posted 1 year ago

The Newberry is grateful to ABC7 Chicago for its generous help with our 2013 Book Fair TV ad.

Newberry closed on July 4th

Posted 1 year ago

The Newberry will be closed on July 4th. Regular hours resume on Friday, July 5th.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Report on the Humanities

Posted 1 year ago

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences has released its report, The Heart of the Matter.

Welcome ALA attendees

Posted 1 year ago

Welcome to Chicago ALA attendees! Feel free to visit the Newberry to explore our exhibits, or present your ALA badge at the security kiosk and take a self-guided tour during reading room hours.

Fiscal year ends Sunday - donate today!

Posted 1 year ago

The Newberry’s fiscal year ends this Sunday. Make an Annual Fund gift and help us reach our goal. To give over the phone, call (312) 255-3599 between 9 am to 5 pm, daily through Sunday.

Online catalog down 6/21-6/23

Posted 1 year ago

Due to a statewide system upgrade, the Newberry / CARLI online catalog will be down from 5 pm 6/21 to 5 pm 6/23.

Online catalog down Saturday, June 8th

Posted 1 year ago

Unscheduled maintenance on the UIUC campus network has disrupted access to our online catalog this morning. Update: Back online at 9:45 am.