Due to upcoming renovations, the Beinecke Library's reading room will close at 4:45 pm on Friday, May 8. The public exhibition space will remain open through Monday, May 18. A temporary reading room will open on Tuesday, May 19, in the Franke Family Reading Room in Sterling Memorial Library. It will operate throughout the renovation, though access to some collections will be limited. There will be no access to Beinecke collections from May 9 until the temporary reading room opens. All the latest details about the renovation and closing times can be found here.