Campus & Community

Construction to temporarily close Poetry Room, parts of Yenching

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The Woodberry Poetry Room in Lamont Library will be closed for extensive renovations from May 29 to Sept. 10, during which time the collection will not be available for use. The room will reopen Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. Please contact curator Don Share (via e-mail at or phone at 617-495-2454) with any questions about the collection.

Additionally, the first floor of Harvard-Yenching Library will be closed for renovations from June 9 to July 7, and the following collections will not be available: Western-languages collection (including oversize works); Japanese LC collection (including oversize works); Japanese HY oversize works from J 6040.6 to J 9991; Chinese LC collection from PL2677 to ZA4082; and all oversize Chinese LC works. Study carrels located in the stacks on the first floor will not be accessible during this time either. Please contact the reference desk (at or 617-496-3347 with questions.