50th Anniversary
Celebrate Beinecke's 50th Anniversary

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.


Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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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