COVID-19 Library Updates



During 2022 the Reading Room is open by appointment Monday and Tuesday 9:00-4:30, Wednesday 10-4:30 and Thursday and Friday 9:00-4:30 p.m. only to Yale affiliates with a current Yale ID authorized to enter campus buildings. Appointments must be made 48 hours in advance of the scheduled visit.

Library staff are available via email for reference services, or email

There will be no on-site exhibitions or tours, and the exhibition gallery and remainder of the Library building are closed to visitors. Selected exhibitions and program recordings have been made available online.

The library is closed on University holidays. 

View the current week’s calendar


Street address (also for courier, UPS, Fedex, DHL, etc.):

**Please note: If you are using a GPS device, it is very important that you include our zip code 06032. The library’s street address is: 154 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University

154 Main Street

Farmington, CT 06032

Telephone: 860-677-2140
Fax: 860-677-6369

Mailing address (for USPS):

The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
P.O. Box 1408 
Farmington, CT 06034

In compliance with the Yale University Tobacco-Free Policy, the Lewis Walpole Library campus and all buildings are smoke-free.