Voices from the Beinecke Library

Yale Book History

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The Yale Program in the History of the Book brings together scholars across disciplines to explore the materiality of the written word over time and across cultures. The collaboration between Yale’s Department of English and Beinecke Library offers seminar meetings for the Yale community and lectures open to the public.

For the full schedule and details, visit


Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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Tel: (203) 432-2977    Fax: (203) 432-4047

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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

Temporary Reading Room Hours 
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule