Saturday Introductory Tour of Beinecke Library

Saturday, July 2, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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An introductory tour of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, its mission, history, architecture, collections, and services, led by a library staff or student guide. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Reservations are not required. Note: see the library’s website ( for current public health protocols and other important visitor information.
A reminder the Beinecke Library’s ground floor and mezzanine public exhibition areas are always free and open to the public, seven days a week. The library’s website at for more information on hours and exhibitions and to explore the library online.
The Beinecke Library inspires engagement with the past, in the present, for the future. One of the world’s largest libraries devoted entirely to rare books and manuscripts, it is Yale University Library’s principal repository of literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. It is designed to be an “inspiration to all who enter” – make plans to visit on site or online soon!