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Newberry Associates

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We recognize donors who contribute $50 or more to the Annual Fund as members of the Newberry Associates. Based on level of support, Associates receive a wide variety of benefits including invitations to special events, discounts, early registration on Adult Education Seminars, and recognition in the Annual Report.

To make a gift, please complete the form at the bottom of this page or visit Give to the Newberry.

For more information about joining the Newberry Associates and the benefits of membership, please contact Vince Firpo, Director of Individual Giving, at (312) 255-3599 or

Newberry Associates Membership Levels and Benefits

Bibliophiles – $50 to $99

  • Subscription to The Newberry Magazine and Donor Digest, a quarterly e-newsletter for Newberry supporters
  • 10% discount at the Newberry’s Rosenberg Bookshop
  • Exclusive Newberry recognition gift for members
  • Invitation to the annual Associates Night, a special in-person donor event
  • Invitation to the Behind-the-Scenes Speaker Series, virtual conversations with Newberry staff

Authors – $100 to $249

All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation for two to Book Fair Preview Night
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Seminars
  • Opportunity to enroll in a Newberry Book Group

Literati – $250 to $499

All of the above, plus:

  • Recognition in the Annual Report and in the online Honor Roll of Donors
  • Additional Newberry recognition gift
  • Early registration for Newberry Adult Education Seminars

Humanists – $500 to $999

All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to the opening reception for Newberry exhibitions

Scholars – $1,000 to $1,499

All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to curator-led tours of Newberry exhibitions

All benefits and giving levels are subject to change and availability.