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Join us for a guided tour of our WWI exhibits

Posted 6 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months ago

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

Newberry blog takes Tumblr by storm

Posted 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago

“Walter L. Newberry,” a warped version of our founder, answers readers’ questions and dispenses advice in his new blog.