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., 07/31/2016
E.g., 07/31/2016
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
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Jakob VanLammeren, Archivist/Collections Librarian at the Leather Archives & Museum, will be discussing the mission, collections, and role of the LA&M as a community library, archive, and museum.
Saturday, August 6, 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.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Chicagoan Harriet Monroe (1860-1938) is renowned for founding the most enduring poetry journal in the world—Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. But between 1909 and 1914 she penned more than two hundred art reviews as a critic for the Chicago Daily Tribune.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Free and open to the public; no registration required
Just in time for the one hundredth anniversary of the Great Migration, The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, by native Chicagoan and WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore, shows that until segregation is eradicated, there will always be racial inequity. Ms.