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Yale Library 2024 Walking Tour

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Prize Details

Win an individual study room in Bass Library for fall 2024! Open to all current Yale students.

One winner will be selected at random on Sept. 3, 2024. The winner will receive a key to an individual study room in Bass Library for use between Sept. 3 - Dec. 5, 2024.

To receive the study room key, the winner must sign a Terms & Conditions.

Previous Winner

Read about the 2023 Walking Tour prize winner in Yale Library News.

A photo of the 2023 Walking Tour prize winner, standing at an individual study room in Bass Library with a large novelty key.

A photo of the 2023 Walking Tour prize winner, Samson (YC '27), standing at an individual study room in Bass Library with a large novelty key. 

How It Works

Any student who visits eight library locations will be entered to WIN their own individual study room in Bass Library for fall 2024! 

Two ways to participate:

1) Self-Guided: Beginning Aug. 18, 2024, pick up a tour booklet at Sterling Memorial Library or Bass Library (see FAQ for a full list). Use the tour booklet to navigate Yale's campus, visit libraries, and collect stickers. Before visiting a library, check hours online.

2) In-Person: Join an in-person tour to visit five library locations. Each in-person participant will receive five stickers for their tour booklet. After the tour, collect stickers at three additional libraries. Tour registration below.

To be entered to win, return tour booklets (with at least eight stickers) to Bass Library by 5 p.m. on Aug. 30, 2024. Read about the 2023 winner!

Tour Registration

In-person tours will run at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. between Mon., Aug. 26 - Thurs., Aug. 29, 2024.

Registration is required. Wait lists are available.