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


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
Archive Provides Incomparable Record of the Contemporary African American Poetry Community  The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University... More >
Library News | October 6, 2014
Why read about the Beinecke's renovation when you can sit back and watch a three-minute video that tells you everything you need to know?... More >
| September 25, 2014
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



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