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The Windham-Campbell Prizes has announced that noted author Hilton Als will give the keynote address at this year’s prize ceremony on Monday, Sept. 28. The talk launches a four-day international literary festival at Yale.... More >
Press Release | June 2, 2015
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s iconic building today closed for renovation.... More >
Library News | May 19, 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 | May 11, 2015
The Beinecke Library’s Technical Services Department, the staff members responsible for cataloging, processing, and digitizing the library’s collections, recently moved into a new headquarters located on Winchester Avenue in New Haven... More >
Library News | April 28, 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 | April 28, 2015
In 1973, the nature of television programming changed with the broadcast of the 12-episode PBS series, An American Family.... More >
Library News | April 1, 2015
Meserve-Kunhardt Collection includes definitive compilation of Abraham Lincoln portraits Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Yale Unive... More >
Press Release | March 27, 2015
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

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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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Hours

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