The Newberry Book Fair is back. Canceled a year ago because of the COVID pandemic, Chicago's most popular used-book sale has been rescheduled for July 29-31 at Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, across the street from Washington Park or Bughouse Square. More than 135,000 books in 70 categories will be available, from fiction to philosophy to history to art to cooking to sports to children's literature to political science to biography. Admission to the Newberry Book Fair, which began in 1984, is free with many books priced at $3 or less. Newberry Library is an independent research library, specializing in the humanities. It has been open to the public since 1887. It houses more than 1.5 million books, five million manuscript pages and 500,000 historic maps. Notable collections include materials on the European Renaissance, genealogy, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, early music, cartography, history of printing, Chicago history, railroad archives, Luso-Brazilian history and Midwestern authors' manuscripts. Newberry's Modern Manuscript Collection includes work by Mike Royko, Ben Hecht, Sherwood Anderson, Malcolm Cowley, Floyd Dell, Elmo Scott Watson, John T. McCutcheon and Fanny Butcher. Other events scheduled events for the summer include "A moveable reading of James Joyce's Ulysses" and "Make Music Chicago 2022" and "Chicago Storytelling" in Bughouse Square and "Handmaidens for Travelers: The Pullman Company maids" and "Black Travel and the Pullman Company maids."