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Street closures for Lights Festival, Nov. 22

Posted 3 days ago

Many streets near the Newberry will be closed for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Saturday, Nov. 22. Please review the list of street closures, and plan your travel accordingly.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Posted 6 days ago

The Newberry will be entirely closed on Thursday, Nov. 27, for Thanksgiving. On Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29, the reading rooms will remain closed, but the exhibition galleries and bookstore will be open regular hours.

Long-Term Fellowship deadline: Dec. 1

Posted 1 week ago

All Long-Term Fellowship applications are due at 11:59 pm CST on December 1, 2014.

Free public tour of WWI exhibits tonight

Posted 2 weeks ago

Join us at 6 pm on Thursday, November 6, for a guided tour of the linked WWI exhibits currently on display in our galleries.

All Annual Fund Gifts Matched

Posted 3 weeks ago

In the months of November and December, a generous group of donors will match your gift to the Newberry Annual Fund dollar-for-dollar! Make a gift today.

Paul Gehl wins award for contributions to printing history

Posted 4 weeks ago

The American Printing History Association has honored Paul Gehl with its 2015 APHA Award. Gehl is custodian of the Newberry’s Wing Foundation on the History of Printing.

Join us for a guided tour of our WWI exhibits

Posted 1 month ago

Visit the Newberry at 11 am on Saturday, Oct. 11, for a curator-led tour of two linked WWI exhibits currently on display in our galleries.

Library to close at 4pm on Wednesday, October 8

Posted 1 month ago

The Newberry will close one hour early, at 4pm, on Wednesday, October 8, for a staff event. Patrons should submit their requests for materials from the stacks by 3pm on that day. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Listen to Neil Steinberg and Thomas Dyja in conversation

Posted 1 month ago

Writers Neil Steinberg and Thomas Dyja recently discussed Chicago’s place in American culture at the Newberry. Listen here.

Apply for a Newberry fellowship

Posted 1 month ago

We are currently accepting applications for both Short- and Long-Term Fellowships. Learn more about Newberry Fellowships.