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The Newberry Library

60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610

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Reading Rooms

Tuesday – Saturday
10am – 4pm

Use the Collection

Exhibition Galleries

Admission is always free

Tuesday – Thursday
10am – 7pm

Friday and Saturday
10am – 5pm

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Tuesday – Saturday
10am – 4pm

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Upcoming Closures

Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, November 23
Friday, November 24
Saturday, November 25

Library Cleaning Day
Friday, December 8

Christmas Holiday
Saturday, December 23
Monday, December 25
Tuesday, December 26 (reading room closure only; exhibitions open)

New Year’s Holiday
Saturday, December 30
Monday, January 1

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Send us an email or call (312) 943-9090.

About the Newberry

Founded in 1887, the Newberry is one of Chicago’s most historic cultural institutions.

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Research Your Family History

The Newberry is one of the leading centers for genealogy in the country. Wherever you are in your genealogy research, we can help.

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