Location and Hours | Newberry

Location and Hours

The Newberry
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 943-9090

Mondays

Reading Rooms: Closed
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: Closed

Tuesdays

Reading Rooms: 10 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 10 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm

Wednesdays

Reading Rooms: 10 am – 7 pm (Items may be requested between 10 am and 6 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm

Thursdays

Reading Rooms: 10 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 10 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm

Fridays

Reading Rooms: 10 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 10 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 5 pm

Saturdays

Reading Rooms: 10 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 10 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 5 pm

Sundays

The reading rooms, exhibition galleries, and bookstore are closed on Sundays.

2019 Holiday Closings

  • New Year's 2019: Monday, December 31, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • Staff Development Day: Friday, January 11
  • Presidents Day: Saturday, February 16 and Monday, February 18
  • Memorial Day: Saturday, May 25 and Monday, May 27
  • Independence Day: Thursday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Saturday, August 31 and Monday, September 2
  • Thanksgiving: Early closing (5pm) on Wednesday, November 27. Closed Thursday, November 28; Friday, November 29; Saturday, November 30
  • Clean-up Day: Friday, December 13
  • Christmas: Tuesday, December 24; Wednesday, December 25; Thursday, December 26
  • New Year's 2020: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

2020 Holiday Closings

  • New Year's 2020: Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 20
  • Presidents Day: Saturday, February 15 and Monday, February 17
  • Memorial Day: Saturday, May 23 and Monday, May 25
  • Independence Day: Saturday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Saturday, September 5 and Monday, September 7
  • Thanksgiving: Early closing (5:15pm) on Wednesday, November 25. Closed Thursday, November 26; Friday, November 27; Saturday, November 28
  • Staff clean-up Day: Friday, December 11
  • Christmas: Early closing (5:15pm) on Wednesday, December 23. Closed Thursday, December 24; Friday, December 25; Saturday, December 26; Monday, December 28
  • New Year's 2021: Early closing (5:15pm) on Thursday, December 31. Closed Friday, January 1, 2021

The reading rooms are open to registered readers. Learn more about Services for Readers and Researchers.