Event—Public Programming

Virtual Tour of the Newberry


Visit the Newberry from home! This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Register for free in advance.

On this guided virtual tour, you’ll learn about the architecture of the Newberry (designed by Henry Ives Cobb in 1893), discover rare historical treasures, and stroll the hallowed aisles of the library stacks—where the Newberry’s collection of 1.6 million books, 500,000 manuscript pages, and 600,000 maps is stored and preserved..