American Academy of Arts and Sciences Report on the Humanities
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences has released its report, The Heart of the Matter.
Welcome ALA attendees
Welcome to Chicago ALA attendees! Feel free to visit the Newberry to explore our exhibits, or present your ALA badge at the security kiosk and take a self-guided tour during reading room hours.
Fiscal year ends Sunday - donate today!
The Newberry’s fiscal year ends this Sunday. Make an Annual Fund gift and help us reach our goal. To give over the phone, call (312) 255-3599 between 9 am to 5 pm, daily through Sunday.
Online catalog down 6/21-6/23
Due to a statewide system upgrade, the Newberry / CARLI online catalog will be down from 5 pm 6/21 to 5 pm 6/23.
Online catalog down Saturday, June 8th
Unscheduled maintenance on the UIUC campus network has disrupted access to our online catalog this morning. Update: Back online at 9:45 am.
Bookstore Sale Through June 1
Through June 1, Newberry Associates and staff and Seminary Co-op Members will receive a 20-percent discount on all books in stock at the A.C. McClurg Bookstore. The general public will receive 10 percent off.
Library Closed Saturday, May 25
Due to the Memorial Day weekend, the Newberry will be closed Saturday, May 25.
Early Closure for Reading Rooms
On Wednesday, May 22, Reading Rooms will close at 4 pm to enable staff to attend an important meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience.
New bookstore hours
Beginning April 2, the A.C. McClurg Bookstore will be open 10 am to 6 pm Tuesday through Thursday; 10 am to 5 pm Friday; and 9 am to 5 pm Saturday.
Reading Room temperatures
Due to an important upgrade to our HVAC system, Reading Rooms might be a bit chilly. We expect this project to be completed by May 1; in the meantime, we ask that you plan your visit accordingly, and thank you for your patience.