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Class visit calendar is full for this fall semester

Posted 1 year ago

Our class visit calendar is now full for the fall semester (September-December 2012). However, group tours of the Newberry’s 125th anniversary exhibits are still available.

Changes to reading room hours September 18

Posted 2 years ago

On Tuesday, September 18, the reading rooms will close early, at 3 pm.

Fall Seminars registration is open-sign up today!

Posted 2 years ago

Take a look at around 50 seminars that will be offered this fall. Registration opened August 3 and the term will begin September 29. Join us for a class in the humanities.

Turn one dollar into two!

Posted 2 years ago

Through June 30, new Annual Fund gifts will be matched by a group of generous Newberry supporters. Give today and double the impact of your support!

Paul Gehl talks to Rick Kogan about his new book

Posted 2 years ago

The Newberry’s Paul Gehl and renowned book artist Russell Maret discuss Gehl’s new book on WGN Radio’s The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan.

News about our 125th anniversary

Posted 2 years ago

The Chicago Sun-Times got a sneak peek at a handful of the 125 objects to be showcased in a book and exhibition this fall.

Studs Terkel Centenary Hotline

Posted 2 years ago

Do you have an anecdote or story you would like to share about Studs Terkel? Call 559-546-1661, or visit the Studs Terkel Centenary page for more information.

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.