Events for Donors and Volunteers | Newberry

Events for Donors and Volunteers

We are grateful for our donors, including members of the Newberry Associates, President’s Fellows, Next Chapter, and Society of Collectors, as well as our loyal volunteers, whose generous support furthers the Newberry’s mission to strengthen and care for our extraordinary collection and freely share it with thousands of people each year.

The Newberry hosts a number of events throughout the year to thank our various donor groups and volunteers. Please see the listing below for more information about upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 2, 2022
A Conversation with Laura McEnaney
By Invitation Only
Meet Laura McEnaney, the Newberry’s Vice President for Research and Academic Programs, at this virtual event, where she will share her background, what she’s learned since joining the Newberry in 2021, and her ideas for the future.
Monday, June 13, 2022
"Crossings: Mapping American Journeys"
By invitation only
President’s Fellows and Newberry Associates at the Humanists level and above are invited to an exclusive tour of Crossings: Mapping American Journeys.
Thursday, June 16, 2022
By Invitation Only
President’s Fellows and other donors to the Newberry are invited to join Newberry President Daniel Greene and members of the library’s senior leadership team for cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres. Hear an update on the work of the Newberry, enjoy the company of other Newberry supporters, and raise a glass to the continued success of the library.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Open to donors
Chicago’s most popular used-book sale is back, and supporters of the Newberry’s Annual Fund are invited to be the first to hunt for literary treasures at the Newberry Book Fair.