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Rachel Bohlmann discusses WWI at the Newberry

Posted 2 days ago

Listen to Rachel Bohlmann discuss the opening of two linked WWI exhibitions at the Newberry on WBEZ’s “Morning Shift.”

A fond farewell to Jim Wells

Posted 5 days ago

Jim Wells, custodian of the Wing Foundation from 1951 to 1984, died Sept. 1, at the age of 96. Read about his storied career.

New Newberry blog, "Dear Walter," has launched

Posted 1 week ago

“Walter L. Newberry,” a warped version of our founder, answers readers’ questions and dispenses advice in his new blog.

Library to open at 10 am on Wednesday, September 10

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Newberry will open one hour late, at 10 am on Wednesday, September 10. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Library closed Saturday, August 30

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Newberry will be closed on Saturday, August 30 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 2.

Early registration for Fall Adult Education Seminars is open!

Posted 1 month ago

Register now for Adult Education Seminars. Find one (or more) that interests you. Early registration ends September 9.

WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" features Newberry WWI items

Posted 1 month ago

Watch Eddie Arruza’s synthesis of Chicago’s connections to World War I, featuring Newberry collection items and staff.

Book Fair featured on "Good Day Chicago"

Posted 1 month ago

Watch Michelle Miller Burns discuss our mammoth 30th Annual Book Fair, on Fox-32’s “Good Day Chicago.”

Newberry online catalog may be unavailable Saturday, July 12

Posted 2 months ago

This Saturday, July 12, between 4am and noon, the Newberry’s online catalog may be unavailable for a period of time as routers at a data center are replaced. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Library closed Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5

Posted 2 months ago

In observance of Independence Day, the Newberry will be entirely closed on Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.

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