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Book Fair featured on "Good Day Chicago"

Posted 6 days 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 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

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

The Newberry on Instagram

Posted 1 month ago

Follow us on Instagram for insights and fugitive impressions from around the Newberry.

Visit us at Printers Row Lit Fest

Posted 1 month ago

The Newberry is proud to be part of Printers Row Lit Fest! Visit our booth (Tent Z-2), Saturday - Sunday, June 7 - 8, to chat and learn what’s new at the library.

Reading Rooms closed Saturday, May 24

Posted 2 months ago

In observance of Memorial Day, our reading rooms will be closed Saturday, May 24, and the entire library will be closed Monday, May 26.

Early Closure for Reading Rooms May 21st

Posted 2 months ago

On Wednesday, May 21, the Reading Rooms will close at 4 pm to enable staff to attend an important meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience.

Reading Rooms open at 10 am Wednesday, May 14

Posted 3 months ago

Due to an all-staff meeting, Reading Rooms will open at 10 am Wednesday, May 14. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Summer seminar registration is open!

Posted 3 months ago

Check out our list of summer seminars. Early registration is open through June 3.

IMPORTANT! The Newberry will be CLOSED Monday, February 17

Posted 5 months ago

Due to a city of Chicago construction project that will necessitate a one-day water shutdown, the entire library will be CLOSED Monday, February 17.