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The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University will reopen its iconic building on Tuesday, Sept.... More >
Press Release | August 8, 2016
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University has acquired the original artwork for a 1932 map of Harlem nightclubs drawn by E.... More >
Press Release | April 13, 2016
The Windham-Campbell Prizes at Yale University today announced this year’s nine prize recipients, who are honored for their literary achievements or their potential.... More >
Press Release | February 29, 2016
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University has acquired “an extraordinary treasure trove” of medieval and Renaissance books and manuscript fragments that once belonged to scholar and rare-book dealer Otto Frede... More >
Press Release | November 11, 2015
The Beinecke Library has acquired the papers of Donald Margulies, the Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright.  “We are thrilled to add the papers of Donald Margulies,... More >
Press Release | September 29, 2015
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
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
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has announced the winners of the 2015 Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes at Yale.... More >
Press Release | February 23, 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 and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.

Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be

Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule