Learning is a lifelong pursuit. Whether you’re a student, a teacher, or an adult learner nurturing an interest in the humanities, the Newberry has something for you.
Adult Education Classes
Led by experts in a variety of fields, these non-credit classes can help you jumpstart your next learning endeavor. Read a classic novel with others. Hone your writing and storytelling skills. Master the fundamentals of genealogy research. Newberry adult education classes are a great way to rekindle your love of learning.
The Newberry's collection is a launchpad for active learning experiences that challenge, inspire, and empower both teachers and students. We offer professional development seminars for teachers as well as free digital resources that educators can use to seamlessly incorporate historical materials into the classroom.
For decades, the Newberry has served as a laboratory for undergraduate humanities research. Students delve into interdisciplinary topics in seminars and then pursue their own research projects using the Newberry’s collection.
Free teaching resources that make it easy to incorporate primary sources into K-12 classrooms.
Teach an Adult Education Class
We're always looking for new instructors for our adult education program.