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


Four-Day Festival Celebrates the 2014 Winners of the Windham Cambell Prizes... More >
Press Release | September 2, 2014
Archives of famous British literary couple add to holdings in 20th century British literature... More >
Press Release | June 11, 2014
New Exhibition Places 15 Small Collections in the Spotlight... More >
Press Release | April 30, 2014
Writers from seven countries awarded $150,000 Yale prize... More >
Press Release | March 6, 2014
Translations by William Tyndale Reformed the English Langauage ... More >
Press Release | February 4, 2014
Trio of exhibitions at Yale’s Beinecke Library covers eclectic array of subjects... More >
Press Release | January 13, 2014
Archive Includes 103 of Baldwin's Letters and a Typescript Draft of his Third Novel... More >
Press Release | December 16, 2013
Scholarly detective work has revealed that an 1858 manuscript, housed at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, is the earliest-known prison memoir written by an African American.... More >
Press Release | December 12, 2013



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