Events for Donors | Newberry

Events for Donors

The Newberry hosts a number of events for those who make gifts to the library in support of our collections, programs, and activities, including the Newberry Associates and President’s Fellows, who contribute to the Annual Fund, and the Society of Collectors.

All upcoming events for donors are listed below.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
For members of the Society of Collectors
By Invitation Only; RSVP by February 21
Members of the Society of Collectors and other special guests are cordially invited for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a talk by Katherine Hamilton-Smith, Director of Public Affairs and Development for the Lake County Forest Preserve District.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Joseph Joachim and Ciphers, or, a Romantic Infatuation
By Invitation Only; RSVP by March 3
In appreciation for their support of the Annual Fund, members of the Newberry Associates and President’s Fellows are invited to Associates Night.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
For members of the Society of Collectors
By Invitation Only
Members of the Society of Collectors and other special guests are cordially invited for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a presentation about François-Louis Schmied (1873-1941) by cultural historian Neil Harris. Schmied is considered by some bibliophiles to be the greatest French architect of the book of the early twentieth century.