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Registration for "Genealogy Saturday with Josh Taylor" closed

Posted 1 month ago

We’ve reached the registration limit for our March 7 workshop with Josh Taylor. If you were unable to register, please attend our monthly genealogy orientation March 14.

Reading rooms to open at 10 am on Wednesday, February 18

Posted 1 month ago

Due to a staff meeting, the reading rooms will open late, at 10 am, on Wednesday, February 18.

Send the gift of the Newberry this Valentine's Day

Posted 1 month ago

Share the love this Valentine’s Day by giving the gift of membership in the Newberry Associates. Learn more and make a gift.

Library to close at 4pm on Wednesday, January 28

Posted 2 months ago

The Newberry will close one hour early, at 4pm, on Wednesday, January 28, for a staff event. Patrons should submit their requests for materials from the stacks by 3pm on that day. We apologize for any inconvenience.

No vellum in Special Collections Reading Room today

Posted 2 months ago

Items printed on or bound in vellum cannot be requested from the Newberry stacks today, January 15. This is likely to remain the case until next week. Please plan research visits accordingly and contact us at (312) 255-3506 with questions.

Short-Term Fellowship application deadline: Jan. 15

Posted 2 months ago

All Short-Term Fellowship applications are due at 11:59 pm CST on January 15.

Winter is coming, and so are Adult Education Seminars

Posted 2 months ago

This season’s seminars cover the Civil War, Baroque art, creative writing, and more. Browse our course offerings for more information.

Holiday Hours, December 24-January 1

Posted 3 months ago

The Newberry reading rooms will be closed from December 24-27. Exhibition galleries will be closed on December 25 only. The Newberry Bookstore will be closed on December 24-26. The Library will also be entirely closed on January 1.

Guided tour of our WWI exhibits Saturday, December 13

Posted 3 months ago

Join us Saturday, December 13, at 11 am for a free, curator-led tour of our linked WWI exhibits.

Listen to Jack Fuller and Owen Youngman discuss news in the 21st century

Posted 3 months ago

If you missed the latest “Conversation at the Newberry,” you can now listen to our speakers cover journalism and digital media.

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