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Newberry blog takes Tumblr by storm

Posted 2 months ago

Follow the Newberry’s major grant-funded project to catalog thousands of items related to printing and print history.

Registration for tonight's "Conversation" closed, but walk-in seating available

Posted 2 months ago

Registration for tonight’s “Conversation at the Newberry” has closed, but plenty of seats will be open for walk-in visitors.

First public tour of WWI exhibitions tonight

Posted 2 months ago

Join co-curator Rachel Bohlmann tonight at 6 for a guided tour of our WWI exhibits.

Rachel Bohlmann discusses WWI at the Newberry

Posted 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months ago

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