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


Beinecke Acquires the Papers of the Renowned Children’s Author and Illustrator The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is pleased to announce that it has acqui... More >
Press Release | September 9, 2014
Introducing The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is pleased to announce the launching of a... More >
| September 4, 2014
Exhibition Opening at Beinecke Library Explores Yale’s World-Renowned Collection of Historic English Manuscripts Reading ... More >
Press Release | September 4, 2014
Four-Day Festival Celebrates the 2014 Winners of the Windham Cambell Prizes... More >
Press Release | September 2, 2014
Team of Experts Takes Multispectral Images of the 1491 Martellus World Map... More >
Library News | August 14, 2014
Office to Open in Early Spring 2015... More >
Library News | August 12, 2014
Archives Document Key Moments in Pop Music History The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is in the process of acquiring the archives of writer, photographer,... More >
| August 7, 2014
Ely Whitney Summer Program Visits the Beinecke Twenty boys and girls aged 7 to 9 gathered yesterday morning on the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s foyer stairs.... More >
| July 17, 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