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Visit us at Printers Row Lit Fest
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
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
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
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!
Check out our list of summer seminars. Early registration is open through June 3.
IMPORTANT! The Newberry will be CLOSED Monday, February 17
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.
No Colloquium Wednesday, February 12
Due to a staff event, there will bo no colloquium Wednesday, February 12.
Construction on Walton Street
From now until the end of March, the city will be installing a water main underneath Walton Street between Clark and Dearborn streets. Walton’s north traffic lane will be closed, but the sidewalk and library entrance should remain accessible.
Class visit calendar is now full for the spring semester
Our class visit calendar is now full for the spring semester (January-May 2014). Group visits to the Civil War exhibit are still available, call (312) 255-3700 to schedule a tour.