Classics Library


344 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511

The Classics Library’s collections and services support the study of Greco-Roman antiquity at Yale University. The collection comprises over 25,000 volumes and covers all aspects of classical antiquity. The Classics Library constitutes an integral part of the curricular program in the Classics Department and functions in close and vital connection with its teaching and research program. Reference and research consultation services are available during normal business hours and via email.

All Classics materials are non-circulating.

What's Available: 

Public Computer
Natural Light
Individual Tables
Large Tables
Cell Phone Service
Electrical Outlets
Conversation Allowed



A valid Yale ID with activated swipe access is required for entry. All visitors must comply with Yale COVID-19 visitor policies


The Classics Library is located on the fifth floor of Phelps Hall and accessible via the Phelps elevator or stairs.

For questions, contact Classics Librarian Colin McCaffrey.