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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
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
Nathaniel Mackey has been named the winner of Yale’s 2015 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry, joining a list of past winners that includes such luminaries as Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, E.E. Cummings, and Marianne Moore.... More >
Press Release | January 30, 2015
First Female Playwright to be Included in the Yale Collection of American Literature The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University is pleased to announce that it has acquired the li... More >
Press Release | January 7, 2015
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
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

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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