Contact a Librarian

You may contact a Newberry librarian by phone, during reading room Hours, at (312) 255-3506 (Reference and Registration Desk) or (312) 255-3512 (Genealogy and Local History Desk).

If you would like to submit a question via email, please do so using the webform below. The Newberry has a small staff that answer a large number of inquiries from patrons all over the world.  You will receive a response to your inquiry within approximately two weeks, depending on the number of requests in the queue and the nature of the request.

Our service is intended to provide basic guidance for using our collections. If you are seeking more extensive assistance with your research, see our list of Referrals to independent researchers who can be hired to assist you.

For questions about Rights and Reproductions, email photoduplication@newberry.org.

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