Forbidden Pop-Up Books


Thursday, June 1, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Central Time (US & Canada)


This program is free and open to all; free tickets required.

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Before they were made for children, pop-up books were made for adults. In this event led by Suzanne Karr Schmidt, curator of Pop-Up Books through the Ages, you'll discover the surprisingly provocative content of pop-up books of the past.

This program is being held in conjunction with the Newberry exhibition Pop-Up Books through the Ages, generously supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose, Alan Templeton, Diane and Richard Weinberg, and The Movable Book Society.

We look forward to seeing attendees at the Newberry, where you can now visit our reading rooms, exhibition galleries, and bookshop.

Please note: This program will be held in person at the Newberry. As we welcome visitors to the library, we're continuing to closely monitor health and safety conditions related to COVID-19 in Chicago. Click here for our visitor policy.


Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610

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