Haas Family Arts Library


190 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Bridging Paul Rudolph Hall and the Jeffrey Loria Center for the History of Art, the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library houses the former Art & Architecture, Arts of the Book, and Drama library collections, as well as staff and services for the Visual Resources Collection. On-site, the library contains approximately 125,000 volumes, plus related rare and unique materials. Off-site, over 300,000 arts books and periodicals are stored in the Library Shelving Facility for delivery to any Yale Library.

What's Available: 

Public Computer
Natural Light
Individual Tables
Large Tables
Group Study Rooms
Chalk Board/White Board
Coffee/Snacks Nearby
Color Printer
Eli Express Delivery Location
Electrical Outlets


Location Phone Email
Haas Arts Library Reading Room Both Levels 203-432-2645 arts.library@yale.edu


Public Hours: During regular semesters, a valid Yale ID with activated swipe access is required for entry after 6pm Monday – Thursday and on Sundays, and after 5pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

All visitors must comply with Yale COVID-19 visitor policies


The Arts Library is located at the corner of Chapel and York Streets.  Users should enter through the door for the Loria Center, 190 York Street, and proceed straight ahead to enter the library.