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


The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has a new shipping address. Beginning April 9, 2015, all shipments sent to the library via FedEx, UPS, or other courier services should be addressed to: Beinecke Rare Book & Manu... More >
Library News | March 17, 2015
Three exhibitions opening Friday, Jan.... More >
Library News | January 9, 2015
The Beinecke will close its building for renovation from May 2015 to September 2016. Two key dates to keep in mind:... More >
Library News | December 15, 2014
In preparation for the Beinecke's May 2015 building renovation, the library's ... More >
Library News | December 12, 2014
The Beinecke Library has a new P.O. Box. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, all U.S.... More >
Library News | December 4, 2014
We are pleased to introduce the inaugural edition of Beinecke Illuminated, the newsletter of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.... More >
Library News | November 20, 2014
The Bible at the Beinecke, a blog created last summer by curatorial assistant Stacie Vos, provides a detailed introduction to the library’s collection of English Bibles.... More >
Library News | November 19, 2014
The Voynich Manuscript has left the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library for the first time since 1969, when antiquarian bookseller H.P. Kraus donated it to the library.... More >
Library News | November 3, 2014



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