"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.
Watch our 2013 Book Fair Ad
The Newberry is grateful to ABC7 Chicago for its generous help with our 2013 Book Fair TV ad.
Newberry closed on July 4th
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
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
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!
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.