A favorite among local residents and visiting scholars, the Newberry Bookstore is located near the entrance hall on the first floor. Its specialties include American Studies, Medieval and Renaissance History, Literature, Native American Studies, Genealogy, Cartography, and books about Chicago and the Midwest. In addition, the bookstore offers a thoughtful selection of general interest titles, including children’s books, book-related gifts, and a wide selection of greeting cards, wrapping paper, and stationery.
The bookstore carries all required and suggested readings for Adult Education Seminars as well as printed copies of Newberry publications, including The Encyclopedia of Chicago and recent exhibition catalogs. See Publications and Digital Resources for more information on Newberry publication projects and collaborations. Additionally, the bookstore co-sponsors Meet the Author events at the Newberry, which are free and open to the public. Learn more about upcoming events in our Calendar.
Associates of the Newberry at the Author Level receive a 10-percent discount on all books and other items in the store. Learn more about supporting the Newberry
For more information, call (312) 255-3520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Hours are Tuesdays – Thursdays from 10 am to 6 pm, Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm (closed on Sundays and Mondays). The bookstore often stays open late to accommodate special events at the Newberry.