Thanksgiving Weekend Hours
The Newberry will be entirely closed Thanksgiving Day. Reading Rooms also will be closed Friday and Saturday, November 29 and 30.
Early Closure for Reading Rooms - November 19th
On Tuesday, November 19, Reading Rooms will close at 4 pm to enable staff to attend an important meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience.
Bookstore closed Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2
We are pleased to announce that the Newberry has assumed the management of the lobby bookstore. The Newberry Bookstore will re-open at 10 am Tuesday, November 5.
Early Closure for Reading Rooms - October 30th
On Wednesday, October 30, Reading Rooms will close at 4 pm to enable staff to attend an important meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience.
Class visit calendar is now full for the fall semester
Our class visit calendar is now full for the fall semester (September-December 2013). Group visits to the Civil War Exhibit are still available.
Tonight: First curator-led tour of "Home Front"
The first curator-led tour of our Civil War exhibition will take place at 6 pm Thursday, October 3.
Watch WTTW's Coverage of the "Bay Psalm Book"
WTTW’s Chicago Tonight Tuesday aired this terrific segment on the Bay Psalm Book’s one-day visit to the Newberry.
Reading Rooms open at 10 am September 25
Due to an all-staff meeting, Reading Rooms will not open until 10 am Wednesday, September 25.
"Bay Psalm Book" on Exhibit for One Day Only!
The Newberry has partnered with Sotheby’s to provide a unique opportunity to see the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in the United States.
Apply now for a Newberry long-term fellowship
The Newberry is now accepting applications for long-term fellowships.