Sterling Memorial Libray in the snow

Finals end, and winter recess begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19.  Yale University Library departments, libraries and locations will be closed beginning Saturday, Dec. 22, reopening Wednesday, Jan. 2—with a few exceptions:

  • The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library will be closed only Dec. 24 - 25 and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1. There will be no guided tours of the Cushing Center during the break, but it will be open during library hours to members of the Yale community with ID. See Medical Library hours here
  • Sterling Memorial Library and Bass Library will be open with limited hours on Dec. 26 – 28, 11 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Program and administrative offices will be closed.
  • The Lillian Goldman Law Library will also be open Dec. 26 - 28, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., and on Dec. 29, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
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Five exhibits drawing on Yale Library's extraordinary collections are closing in December 2018. All free and open to the public. See them before they're gone. 

Political Protest 1968: Paris and Berkeley On view at the Gallery at the Whitney Humanities Center through Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Learning the Law: The Book in Early Legal Education at the Lillian Goldman Law Library Annex, through Friday, Dec. 14.

On Numbers as System and Symbol at the Haas Family Arts Library through Friday, Dec. 14.

Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West at thr Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, through Sunday, Dec. 16.

“They Sang and Took the Sword” – Music of World War I at the Gilmore Music Library, through Friday, Dec. 21.