Events for Donors | Newberry

Events for Donors

We are grateful for our donors, including members of the Newberry Associates, President’s Fellows, and Society of Collectors, whose generous gifts further the Newberry’s mission to strengthen and care for our extraordinary collection and freely share it with thousands of people each year.

The Newberry hosts a number of events throughout the year to thank our various donor groups for their support. Please see the listing below for more information about upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 6, 2019
By Invitation Only
Library of Games: A Brief History of Amusement, Distraction, Gambling, Divination, Cards, Chance, and More, from the Medieval to the Modern
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
By Invitation Only
How, Where, and What: A Pictorial History of Exchanges Around the Globe, 1600-2018 Members of the Society of Collectors and special guests will enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a presentation by members of the Newberry’s curatorial staff as they describe a variety of Newberry collection materials acquired in recent years with support from the Society of Collectors.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
By Invitation Only
Check back soon for details. To RSVP for this event, please contact Jo Anne Moore, Associate Director of Development events, at
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
By Invitation Only
Enjoy members-only access to the 2019 Newberry Book Fair before the sale opens to the general public.