Contact a Librarian

Call a Librarian

The Newberry has two reference desks that are staffed during reading room hours. Our reference librarians can assist you with searching our catalogs and guides, planning a visit, obtaining a reader’s card, and using our collections in the reading rooms.

Reference and Registration Desk

(312) 255-3506

Genealogy and Local History Desk

(312) 255-3512

Email a Librarian

To reach a librarian via email, please use our Contact a Librarian Webform.