Beinecke at 50
Established in 1963, Yale’s Beinecke Library celebrates its 50th anniversary with a yearlong series special events, from lectures and conferences to poetry readings and concerts.
All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public.
Two full-year exhibitions explore the Beinecke’s architecture and its people.
In addition, a series showcases rarely-seen manuscripts, printed works, and visual objects from across all curatorial areas.
New & Noteworthy
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.