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.
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:
January 19, 2015 (Monday) Martin Luther King Day
May 25, 2015 (Monday) Memorial Day
July 3, 2015 (Friday) Independence Day Observed
September 7, 2015 (Monday) Labor Day
November 26-27, 2015 (Thursday-Friday) Thanksgiving
December 24, 2014 - January 4, 2016 (Thursday-Monday) Holiday Recess