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


Novelist, critic, and teacher Monique Wittig is known for her pioneering work in literature, gender, feminism, and the radical lesbianism movement.... More >
Library News | March 26, 2015
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



Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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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