African Americans Write for Young Readers
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
Well-known writers such as Langston Hughes, Arna Bontemps, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Jessie Fauset, and Shirley Graham Du Bois turn their talents to works for children and young adults. Drawn from the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters and the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature. [ca. 30 items]
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 1, 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