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Early registration for Fall Adult Education Seminars is open!

Posted 8 months ago

Register now for Adult Education Seminars. Find one (or more) that interests you. Early registration ends September 9.

WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" features Newberry WWI items

Posted 8 months ago

Watch Eddie Arruza’s synthesis of Chicago’s connections to World War I, featuring Newberry collection items and staff.

Book Fair featured on "Good Day Chicago"

Posted 9 months ago

Watch Michelle Miller Burns discuss our mammoth 30th Annual Book Fair, on Fox-32’s “Good Day Chicago.”

Newberry online catalog may be unavailable Saturday, July 12

Posted 9 months ago

This Saturday, July 12, between 4am and noon, the Newberry’s online catalog may be unavailable for a period of time as routers at a data center are replaced. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Library closed Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5

Posted 9 months ago

In observance of Independence Day, the Newberry will be entirely closed on Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.

The Newberry on Instagram

Posted 10 months ago

Follow us on Instagram for insights and fugitive impressions from around the Newberry.

Visit us at Printers Row Lit Fest

Posted 10 months ago

The Newberry is proud to be part of Printers Row Lit Fest! Visit our booth (Tent Z-2), Saturday - Sunday, June 7 - 8, to chat and learn what’s new at the library.

Reading Rooms closed Saturday, May 24

Posted 11 months ago

In observance of Memorial Day, our reading rooms will be closed Saturday, May 24, and the entire library will be closed Monday, May 26.

Early Closure for Reading Rooms May 21st

Posted 11 months ago

On Wednesday, May 21, the Reading Rooms will close at 4 pm to enable staff to attend an important meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience.

Reading Rooms open at 10 am Wednesday, May 14

Posted 1 year ago

Due to an all-staff meeting, Reading Rooms will open at 10 am Wednesday, May 14. We apologize for any inconvenience.