Early Closure for Reading Rooms - October 30th
On Wednesday, October 30, Reading Rooms will close at 4 pm to enable staff to attend an important meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience.
Class visit calendar is now full for the fall semester
Our class visit calendar is now full for the fall semester (September-December 2013). Group visits to the Civil War Exhibit are still available.
Tonight: First curator-led tour of "Home Front"
The first curator-led tour of our Civil War exhibition will take place at 6 pm Thursday, October 3.
Watch WTTW's Coverage of the "Bay Psalm Book"
WTTW’s Chicago Tonight Tuesday aired this terrific segment on the Bay Psalm Book’s one-day visit to the Newberry.
Reading Rooms open at 10 am September 25
Due to an all-staff meeting, Reading Rooms will not open until 10 am Wednesday, September 25.
"Bay Psalm Book" on Exhibit for One Day Only!
The Newberry has partnered with Sotheby’s to provide a unique opportunity to see the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in the United States.
Apply now for a Newberry long-term fellowship
The Newberry is now accepting applications for long-term fellowships.
Apply now for the Newberry's ACLS/Burkhardt Fellowship in Residence
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
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
Director of the Scholl Center for American History and Culture Liesl Olson talked about Hemingway in Chicago on WBEZ Radio.