The Newberry

The Newberry

Life Skills
Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois
(4 Reviews)

The Newberry is home to a world-class collection of books, manuscripts, maps, music, and other handmade and printed materials related to the history and culture of Western Europe and the Americas. The collections span many centuries and feature items such as illuminated medieval manuscripts, rare early maps, rich genealogical resources, and the personal papers of Midwest authors. The Newberry offers lectures and discussions with today's leading humanists, seminars and workshops, and teacher programs.

Newberry Mission Statement

The Newberry, open to the public without charge, is an independent research library dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge, especially in the humanities. The Newberry acquires and preserves a broad array of special collections research materials relating to the civilizations of Europe and the Americas. It promotes and provides for their effective use, fostering research, teaching, publication, and life-long learning, as well as civic engagement. In service to its diverse community, the Newberry encourages intellectual pursuit in an atmosphere of free inquiry and sustains the highest standards of collection preservation, bibliographic access, and reader services.

Reviews of The Newberry

(4 Reviews)
The 2018 Newberry Library Award Dinner

Beverly H

Attended: The 2018 Newberry Library Award Dinner

Gorgeous place. Very helpful and friendly employees

The 2018 Newberry Library Award Dinner

Maureen K

Attended: The 2018 Newberry Library Award Dinner

The Newberry library is such a wonderful place to have in our community for education, history and connection.

Literature & Art in the Midwest Metropolis

sande S.

Attended: Literature & Art in the Midwest Metropolis

Excellent speaker.

The Making of Modern Paris, 1852-1939


Attended: The Making of Modern Paris, 1852-1939

The instructor was excellent, a true scholar. One (the participant) did have to know some knowledge on the topic, though, since it was highly specialized.

Meet the Author: Tom Shachtman

Sujung C.

Attended: Meet the Author: Tom Shachtman

Sujung C. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Meet the Author: Lia Markey, Imagining the Americas

Roy S.

Attended: Meet the Author: Lia Markey, Imagining the Americas

Roy S. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610
The Newberry
Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
60 W Walton St
Btwn N Clark & N Dearborn Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60610

Teachers at The Newberry

David L. Carlson and Landis Blair Lisa Brooks, Amy Lonetree, Tiya Miles, and Phillip Round Aaron Greenberg Alex Lichtenstein & Andrew Lichtenstein Andrew Lipman Andrew J. Diamond Andrew Camardella Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf Ariana Nadia Nash Barbara Zahora Beatriz Badikian-Gartler Bill Savage Bill Cellini Jr. Brad Gregory and Mark Noll Brian Oberlander Brooke Bergan Carol LaChapelle Carol Knowles Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, & Colleen Taylor Sen Caron Primas Brennan Catherine Grandgeorge Catherine A. Stewart Charles Smith & Daniel Stashower Christopher Fletcher Christopher McKee Colleen Delegan Coppélia Kahn Curt Nilsson D. Bradford Hunt Dagmar Herrmann David Buisseret David J. Silverman Dean Kostantaras Deborah Howard Deborah Parker Debra Mancoff Debra Bruce Derek Webber Diane Dillon Diane Martin Donald McVicker Douglas Post Drew Lopenzina Duffy O'Connor Edward Crouse Edward Muir and Kaya Sahin Erich Buchholz, Alex Honzen, Donald,Kimberly McCord, Marcie Tilkin Errol Magidson Esther Hershenhorn Eugene Newman Fintan Mullan & Gillian Hunt Francis Crowley Frank Biletz Frank Cicero, Jr. Genealogy & Local History Staff Geof Prairie Geoffrey Cowan Grace Dumelle & Ginger Frere Guy A. Marco Gwendolyn Brooks Hanna Holborn Gray & David Spadafora Harrison Sherrod Jane Kamensky Jane Tylus Jeanine Teodorescu Jeff Nigro Jeffrey Nigro Jennifer Nez Denetdale Jerri Dell Jessica Green Jill Gage Joan Johnson John Huston John Kishline John Gibbons John W. O'Malley John Nygro John Raffetto John Drodow John H. Waters John J. Kulczycki John N. Low John W. O'Malley W. O'Malley Jordan Scott Jordan Scott Joseph Harrington Joseph Roach and Mary Zimmerman Joyce Goldenstern Julia Denne Julie Benesh June Sawyers Karen Standbary Karen Daughtry Kate Ingold Kathy Lavezzo Katie Susko Keith Koeneman Kelly Novak Lee Minnerly Lesa Dowd Leslie Anne Singel Leslie Marmon Silko Lia Markey Lia Markey, Andrew Epps, Dean Bell and Beth Schenker Liesl Olson Linda Levine Loreen Niewenhuis Luther Adams & Zion Hill Lyle Roebuck Marcus Rediker Margaret Farr Marsha Peterson–Maass Martin E. Marty Mary Wisniewski Mary Barr Matt Laufer Matthew Bird Max Edling Michelangelo Sabatino Michelle Shupe and Kelly Lynn Hogan Mike Levine Mike Karsen & Marsha Peterson-Maass Miriam Thaggert Ms. Nicole McCullum Nathaniel Philbrick Nicole McCullum Nicole McCullum Nicole McCullum Nina Wieda Patricia Balton Stratton Patrick Griffin Paul Stevens Paul F. Gehl & Suzanne Folds McCullagh Peter Stallybrass Peter Holland Peter Stallybrass Piero Boitani Rachel Galvin and Harris Feinsod Robert Sprott Robin F. Bachin Rowan Williams Sarah Quick Schola Antiqua Sean Silver Sean Clute Seth Limmer Stephanie Ettelson Stephen Kleiman Steve Scott Stuart Patterson Susan Pezzino Susan Bazargan Susan S. Lanser Susanne Sklar The Lucky Trikes The Shakespeare Project of Chicago The Thornton Wilder Family Timothy Harrison Todd Bauer Tom Irvine Tom Shachtman Tony Burroughs Una Stroda Valerie Wallace Wendy Doniger Wendy Warren Will Hansen William Franke William Tyre William Egginton & James Shapiro Winona LaDuke
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