An independent research library specializing in the humanities, the Newberry has been free and open to the public since 1887.An independent research library specializing in the humanities, the Newberry has been free and open to the public since 1887. The Newberry’s public programming reflects the subject strengths of its collection of 1.5 million books, 5 million manuscript pages, and 500,000 maps. Recent exhibitions have explored civilian life during the Civil War, Chicago’s complicated relationship with World War I, and the many ways love has been expressed in letters, music, Valentines, and even maps throughout the past 500 years of human history.
Hoppin' Down The Magnificent Mile
We are quickly approaching Spring on The Magnificent Mile! As we wait for the tulips to bloom, we are ready to hop around downtown Chicago and explore things to do this Easter Weekend.
Read on for all of the must-meet bunnies, must-try brunches & must-find Easter Eggs for you and your family along Michigan Avenue!Read more Read more
Spilling the Tea: Afternoon Tea for Every Personality
Afternoon Tea is the quintessential way to spend the afternoon fostering memories in an extravagant space with impeccable service. Jazzed up with modern twists, tea time in Chicago is unforgettable no matter the age.Read more Read more