Hours and Directions

The Rare Book Collection is located in the Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Room, on Level L2 of the Lillian Goldman Law Library.  


The hours are 9am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Appointments are not required, but recommended in order to enable the staff to better serve you. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact Mike Widener, Rare Book Librarian, at (203) 432-4494 or by email at mike.widener@yale.edu.


For visitors, our address is 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06511-8918. If you are a first-time visitor to the Law School or the Law Library, please identify yourself to the security guard inside the Wall Street entrance when you arrive.


The Rare Book Room is accessible by local transportation. For general directions, please see the Law School’s guide, or contact the Rare Book Librarian for assistance. By rail, New Haven is accessible via theMetro North Railroad, and is serviced also by AmtrakBradley International Airport in Hartford is convenient as well, and the metropolitan airports of Boston and New York are in near proximity.