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Holiday Schedule

The reading room and exhibition gallery will be closed on:

  • January 20, 2014 (Monday) Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 5, 2014 (Saturday) Minor Construction Project
  • May 26, 2014 (Monday) Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2014 (Friday) Independence Day
  • September 1, 2014 (Monday) Labor Day
  • November 27-28, 2014 (Thursday-Friday) Thanksgiving
  • December 24, 2014 - January 1, 2015 (Wednesday-Thursday)


Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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Exhibition Gallery
Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 7 pm
Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 12 pm to 5 pm

Reading Room Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 6:45 pm
Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule