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: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm (closed 12:30 - 1:30)

Wednesdays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm (closed 12:30 - 1:30)

Thursdays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 6 pm (closed 12:30 - 1:30)

Fridays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 5 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and 4 pm.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: 10 am – 5 pm (closed 12:30 - 1:30)

Saturdays

Reading Rooms: 9 am – 1 pm (Items may be requested between 9 am and noon.)
Exhibition Galleries: 8:15 am – 5 pm
Bookstore: 9 am – 5 pm (closed 12:30 - 1:30)

Sundays

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

2017 Holiday Closings

  • New Year's 2017: Saturday, December 31, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017 (our exhibition galleries will be open December 31)
  • Presidents Day: Saturday, February 18, and Monday, February 20 (our exhibition galleries will be open both days)
  • Clean-up Day: Thursday, May 18: Staff works, library closed
  • Memorial Day: Saturday, May 27, and Monday, May 29
  • Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Saturday, September 2, and Monday, September 4
  • Thanksgiving: early closing on Wednesday, November 22 (5:15 pm); Thursday, November 23; Friday, November 24; and Saturday, November 25. The exhibition galleries will be open regular hours on November 24 and 25.
  • Clean-up Day: Friday, December, 15: Reading rooms closed; bookstore and exhibition galleries will remain open
  • Christmas: Saturday, December 23; Monday, December 25; and Tuesday, December 26
  • New Year's 2018: Saturday, December 30, and Monday, January 1

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