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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
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

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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.

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

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule