Location and Hours | Newberry

Location and Hours

If you're visiting us on Saturday, November 17, please allow for extra travel time. Many streets in the Newberry neighborhood will be closed to traffic due to the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival.

The Newberry
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 943-9090

Mondays

Reading Rooms: Closed
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: Closed

Tuesdays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm

Wednesdays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm

Thursdays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm

Fridays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 5 pm

Saturdays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 1 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and noon.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: 9 am – 5 pm

Sundays

The reading rooms, exhibition galleries, and bookstore are closed on Sundays.

2018 Holiday Closings

  • New Year's 2018: Saturday, December 30, 2017, and Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Staff Development Day: Friday, January 12
  • Presidents Day: Saturday, February 17, and Monday, February 19
  • Memorial Day: Saturday, May 26, and Monday, May 28
  • Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Saturday, September 1, and Monday, September 3
  • Thanksgiving: early closing on Wednesday, November 21 (5:15 pm); closed Thursday, November 22; Friday, November 23 (exhibition galleries will remain open); and Saturday, November 24 (exhibition galleries will remain open)
  • Clean-up Day: Friday, December 14: Reading rooms closed; bookstore and exhibition galleries will remain open
  • Christmas: Saturday, December 22; Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; and Wednesday, December 26.
  • New Year's 2019: Monday, December 31, 2018, and Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The reading rooms are open to registered readers. Learn more about Services for Readers and Researchers.