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. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017
Led by Carol LaChapelle. One session, 10 am - 4 pm (1 hour lunch break).
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.
Whether in private journals, family histories, or published memoirs, telling our personal stories is a transforming experience. When we write down the important events in our lives, we better understand the meaning they have for us.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Led by Linda Miller. Five sessions, 6 - 7:45 pm.
Online registration is closed. Call (312) 255-3700 to register.
This workshop is geared towards beginning and continuing fiction writers with an interest in reading and writing short stories.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Led by Beatriz Gartler. Six sessions, 5:45 - 7:45 pm.
Online registration is closed. Call (312) 255-3700 to register.
The world is becoming smaller and smaller; more people traverse the globe today than ever before. Writing about our experiences can prolong the excitement and sense of wonder that the journey brought us.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Led by Esther Hershenhorn. Seven sessions, 5:45 - 7:45 pm.
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.
This workshop focuses on how to create and write a successful children’s picture book that both connects with young readers and succeeds in today’s ever-changing marketplace.