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Paul Gehl talks to Rick Kogan about his new book

Posted 2 years ago

The Newberry’s Paul Gehl and renowned book artist Russell Maret discuss Gehl’s new book on WGN Radio’s The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan.

News about our 125th anniversary

Posted 2 years ago

The Chicago Sun-Times got a sneak peek at a handful of the 125 objects to be showcased in a book and exhibition this fall.

Studs Terkel Centenary Hotline

Posted 2 years ago

Do you have an anecdote or story you would like to share about Studs Terkel? Call 559-546-1661, or visit the Studs Terkel Centenary page for more information.

See photos from the Studs Terkel Centenary

Posted 2 years ago

About 300 people came to the Newberry to celebrate the life of Studs Terkel on the 100th anniversary of his birth. See photos from the event.

We'd like to know what you think of our new website

Posted 2 years ago

Our new website was launched Nov 1, 2011. Now, 6 months later, we are reassessing and looking for feedback on how well the site serves your needs.

A fond farewell to Charles C. Haffner III

Posted 2 years ago

The Newberry says a sad goodbye to longtime Board of Trustee Member Charlie Haffner.

New blog explores the Newberry's collection of children's books

Posted 2 years ago

Artifacts of Childhood is a new blog that celebrates the fascinating collection of children’s books at the Newberry.

Our genealogy experts featured on "Chicago Tonight"

Posted 2 years ago

Watch Newberry genealogist Ginger Frere discuss the 1940 census on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” and read an interview with Curator of Genealogy and Local History Matt Rutherford.

Former short-term Fellow talks about the Newberry experience

Posted 2 years ago

Scott Heerman, a 2005 American Colleges of the Midwest student and later a Newberry short-term fellow, discusses the joy of discovery.

Listen to our recent "Conversation" between Scott Turow and Judge Richard Posner

Posted 2 years ago

Listen to Scott Turow and Judge Richard Posner on WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

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