The Newberry

Jul 26

Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky of the Chicago Reader accepting the Altgeld Award, for their work uncovering corruption in Illinois (of which there is much to uncover) and generally fighting the power. #bughousesquare

Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky of the Chicago Reader accepting the Altgeld Award, for their work uncovering corruption in Illinois (of which there is much to uncover) and generally fighting the power. #bughousesquare

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Jul 25

Vince Firpo demonstrates how to use the Button-o-Matic Stellar Newberry Button Dispenser in our bookstore. Vince is one button closer to collecting all twenty! @busybeaverbuttonco

Vince Firpo demonstrates how to use the Button-o-Matic Stellar Newberry Button Dispenser in our bookstore. Vince is one button closer to collecting all twenty! @busybeaverbuttonco

Jul 24

Misprint in today’s @redeyechicago but the spirit of the copy still applies: we pass no judgment on how the books you buy at Book Fair spark your kinky imagination. #NLbookfair #getkinkygetbooks

Misprint in today’s @redeyechicago but the spirit of the copy still applies: we pass no judgment on how the books you buy at Book Fair spark your kinky imagination. #NLbookfair #getkinkygetbooks

Jul 22

@darlenehfox32 and the fine folks at Good Day Chicago fancied the Julia Child cookbook and Innocent by Scott Turow. Determine your own destiny at Book Fair, starting this Thursday at noon and running through Sunday. #NLbookfair

@darlenehfox32 and the fine folks at Good Day Chicago fancied the Julia Child cookbook and Innocent by Scott Turow. Determine your own destiny at Book Fair, starting this Thursday at noon and running through Sunday. #NLbookfair

Jul 21

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Our reading rooms are closed Mondays, but there’s a special exception this week for our pickle readers. Come see the Dill Pickle Award presented to the champion soapbox speaker, at our Bughouse Square Debates. This Saturday at noon, directly across from the Newberry. #dillpickleonthemove

Our reading rooms are closed Mondays, but there’s a special exception this week for our pickle readers. Come see the Dill Pickle Award presented to the champion soapbox speaker, at our Bughouse Square Debates. This Saturday at noon, directly across from the Newberry. #dillpickleonthemove

Jul 14

On this rainy Monday in Chicago, our iconic arches provide just enough shelter for the Dill Pickle Award. Come see this little guy presented to the champion soapbox speaker at the Bughouse Square Debates, Saturday, the 26th.

On this rainy Monday in Chicago, our iconic arches provide just enough shelter for the Dill Pickle Award. Come see this little guy presented to the champion soapbox speaker at the Bughouse Square Debates, Saturday, the 26th.

Jul 11

Stan Lover’s 1980 Illustrated Soccer Quiz Book presents likely scenarios for the aspiring referee, but also imagines some oddly specific ones. #soccer #worldcup #newberrylibrary

Stan Lover’s 1980 Illustrated Soccer Quiz Book presents likely scenarios for the aspiring referee, but also imagines some oddly specific ones. #soccer #worldcup #newberrylibrary

Jul 02

Vivid displays of nationalistic fervor don’t have to disappear along with the USA’s #worldcup hopes, especially with the 4th of July around the corner. Our Driscoll Collection of American sheet music has over 84,000 titles. #newberrylibrary

Vivid displays of nationalistic fervor don’t have to disappear along with the USA’s #worldcup hopes, especially with the 4th of July around the corner. Our Driscoll Collection of American sheet music has over 84,000 titles. #newberrylibrary