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Hours and Holiday Schedule

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library will close for a major renovation in May 2015, reopening in August 2016.  We will maintain a reading room in Sterling Memorial Library during this time, but access to various collections will be limited as early as April 2014 while we prepare for closure. For details, please visit our renovation website.

To facilitate our move to a temporary space, we will close from May 7 through May 19.  When we reopen in Sterling Memorial Library, our reading room hours will be 9-5 Monday-Friday.

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

The reading room and exhibition gallery will be closed on:

  • November 27-28, 2014 (Thursday-Friday) Thanksgiving
  • December 24, 2014 - January 1, 2015 (Wednesday-Thursday)
  • January 19, 2015 (Monday) Martin Luther King Day
  • May 25, 2015 (Monday) Memorial Day
  • July 3, 2015 (Friday)  Independence Day Observed

Contact

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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Tel: (203) 432-2977    Fax: (203) 432-4047

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Hours

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