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See photos from the Studs Terkel Centenary

Posted 2 years ago

About 300 people came to the Newberry to celebrate the life of Studs Terkel on the 100th anniversary of his birth. See photos from the event.

We'd like to know what you think of our new website

Posted 2 years ago

Our new website was launched Nov 1, 2011. Now, 6 months later, we are reassessing and looking for feedback on how well the site serves your needs.

A fond farewell to Charles C. Haffner III

Posted 2 years ago

The Newberry says a sad goodbye to longtime Board of Trustee Member Charlie Haffner.

New blog explores the Newberry's collection of children's books

Posted 2 years ago

Artifacts of Childhood is a new blog that celebrates the fascinating collection of children’s books at the Newberry.

Our genealogy experts featured on "Chicago Tonight"

Posted 2 years ago

Watch Newberry genealogist Ginger Frere discuss the 1940 census on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” and read an interview with Curator of Genealogy and Local History Matt Rutherford.

Former short-term Fellow talks about the Newberry experience

Posted 2 years ago

Scott Heerman, a 2005 American Colleges of the Midwest student and later a Newberry short-term fellow, discusses the joy of discovery.

Listen to our recent "Conversation" between Scott Turow and Judge Richard Posner

Posted 2 years ago

Listen to Scott Turow and Judge Richard Posner on WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

New giving option: make a monthly gift to the Newberry

Posted 2 years ago

Sign up for Monthly Giving, the most convenient way to support the Annual Fund, and enjoy the benefits of becoming a Newberry Associate or President’s Fellow. 

The Scholl Center launches "Origins" blog

Posted 2 years ago

Origins is a blog of the Newberry’s Scholl Center, addressing topics that emerge out of the center’s programs, workshops, and seminars.

The Center for Renaissance Studies introduces a new blog

Posted 2 years ago

Keep up with the activities of the Center for Renaissance Studies, and learn about medieval, Renaissance, and early modern materials in the Newberry collection, by checking out the center’s new blog.

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