The Herskovits Library welcomes individual scholars and groups from outside the Northwestern community. If at all possible, please contact the library  in advance of your first visit to arrange for an orientation and tour.
Need a place to stay while you're in town? Some local accommodation options include:
A private home offering two rooms with private baths and 3 rooms with shared baths of varying size. Nine blocks south of the Northwestern campus.
Best Western University Plaza
1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 491-6400
Hotel Orrington (Hilton Orrington/Evanston)
1710 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 866-8700
Hilton Garden Inn
1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 475-6400
1625 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 475-3300
Single and double rooms available as well as monthly apartment rentals (Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom).
1566 Oak Street, Evanston, IL
phone: (847) 869-2273
European-style inn offering single and double occupancy rooms and suites.
Garrett Theological Seminary
phone: (847) 866-3900
Dormitory-style housing and guest rooms with private bath are available, though availability is scarce during the summer.