Programs and Events | Newberry

Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required.

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E.g., 06/30/2016
E.g., 06/30/2016
Friday, April 8, 2016Friday, July 1, 2016
Recent Newberry Acquisitions
This small exhibition shows off a few of the many calligraphic items the Newberry has added by purchase or gift in recent years.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
In 1966, Glessner House, the urban residential masterpiece of H. H. Richardson, sat vacant and threatened with demolition. A group of architects and preservationists banded together to form the Chicago School of Architecture Foundation, which purchased the building later that year.
Saturday, July 9, 2016
The Genealogy and Local History staff will introduce visitors to the Newberry and explain how to use its collections at an informal orientation. Aimed at researchers new to the library and/or new to genealogical research, this session will last approximately an hour, followed by a short tour of the library.
Thursday, July 28, 2016Sunday, July 31, 2016
Free Admission
Book Fair Hours: Thursday and Friday, noon to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm