May 2019 News

May 30, 2019
There will be minor construction in East Asia Library rooms 222 and 221 sporadically during June and July. For alternate study spaces please consult: https://web.library.yale.edu/places/to-study
Authors from the Class of 1969 exhibit poster in the nave
May 30, 2019
Among the graduates of the class of 1969 gathering on campus this weekend to celebrate their fiftieth reunion are dozens of authors. Forty-eight of their books—paired with brief author essays—are featured in a special exhibition in the Sterling Memorial Library Nave through Monday, June 3. The...
May 14, 2019
Buckle up for a free 35mm screening of Speed Racer, starring Emile Hirsch in the title role. "This is a movie that is giddily, gorgeously overwhelming," wrote critic Tom Maurstad, "from the cool slow-motion to the Kubrick cartoons to the wormhole pyrotechnics to the kaleidoscopic bliss." Steven Rea...
May 3, 2019
Yale University Library has selected six 2019 graduates to receive this year’s library prizes for outstanding senior essays. The prizes, awarded in three categories,  will be presented to the students at their residential college graduation ceremonies on May 20. The winning essays will be published...
Illuminating visions by Andi Arnovitz. Used with permission
May 2, 2019
Explore the new journalism of Janet Malcolm, the origins of celebrity party photos, biblical art books, pioneering women in music at Yale, how to conserve your family treasures, Supreme Court bobbleheads, the beauty of rare book bindings, and the history of evolutionary biology at Yale in eight...
entrance to Bass Library from Sterling tunnel
May 2, 2019
All staff, services, and collections of the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library will move to temporary locations in Sterling Memorial Library beginning May 9 in preparation for the planned renovation of Bass Library this summer.  The move will take several days. Here are the details: A temporary...