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COVID-19 Updates

All Yale Library buildings and spaces are closed but library staff continues to support online support for Yale classes and research.  More information:

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Contact Privileges Staff


Send questions to Sterling Memorial Library Services at:

Phone: (203) 432-1775



The Library Service desk is located on the ground floor of Sterling Memorial Library in the nave and is open during normal library hours.

Visitor Library Privileges Hours

Academic Year

Monday-Thursday: 8:30AM-6PM
Friday: 8:30AM-4:45PM
Saturday: 10AM-4:45PM
Sunday: 12noon-6PM

Please review weekly hours before planning your visit.