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 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.