The institution, the building, and the people of the Beinecke


The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University will reopen its iconic building on Tuesday, Sept.... More >
Press Release | August 8, 2016
The 2016 Windham-Campbell Festival is now live:  The festival will take place from September 19-21. All events are free and open to the public. ... More >
| August 2, 2016
Coverage of the Beinecke's upcoming reopening in the Wall Street Journal.... More >
| August 2, 2016
Bits and Pieces: Making the Parts WholeDate: 6 June 2016Time: 5:30 p.m.Location: Sterling Memorial Lecture Hall, Yale University... More >
Library News | May 27, 2016
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University has acquired the original artwork for a 1932 map of Harlem nightclubs drawn by E.... More >
Press Release | April 13, 2016
Yale’s University Art Gallery and Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy in Andover have acquired the archives of Lucien Aigner, a pioneer in the art of photojournalism during the 1930s. ... More >
Library News | March 30, 2016
The Windham-Campbell Prizes at Yale University today announced this year’s nine prize recipients, who are honored for their literary achievements or their potential.... More >
Press Release | February 29, 2016



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 and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.

Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be

Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule