The Amazing Beinecke Rare Book Library Of Yale University With No Windows

In case you didn’t know, most rare book libraries are built with no windows. Yale university’s famous Beinecke Library is no exception. The reason behind this is to completely control temperatures and humidity. This way the quality and condition of the incredibly rare books is ensured and their longevity guaranteed.

Beinecke Library is such an impressive building. The renowned university truly offers its students the best. Below we’re take a look at the library from the outside as well as the inside. It’s worth noting that the library has been operating for over 50 years and is right now closed for renovation. Without further ado, fellow lazy penguin readers, let’s take a look at the majestic library!

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Exterior

Image of Beinecke Exterior

Image of Beinecke Exterior

The walls of the library are made of translucent marble as you can see.

Interior

Beinecke Library Interior

Beinecke Library Interior

Book Tower

Beinecke Interior Book Tower

Beinecke Interior Book Tower

Tower with Gutenberg Bible

Beinecke Interior Tower with Gutenberg Bible

Beinecke Interior Tower with Gutenberg Bible

Rare Book Library

Rare Book Library at Yale

Rare Book Library at Yale

While still under construction

Examplary Beinecke building construction image

Examplary Beinecke building construction image

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