Founded in 1887, the Newberry Library is one of Chicago's most historic cultural institutions. Two exhibition galleries on the main floor feature a rotating selection of treasures from the Newberry's collection of 1.6 million books, 600,000 maps, and 5 million manuscript pages.
Free and open to all, the Newberry fosters a deeper understanding of our world by inspiring research and learning in the humanities and encouraging conversations about ideas that matter.
Image: Aerial view of the Newberry Library. Credit: Anne Ryan