Linda Hall Library
Science, Engineering & Technology Information for the World

Our Collections

Journals and monographs focusing on science, technology, and engineering


History of Science

Rare books including those by Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, and Charles Darwin


Comet Hunter

November 5, 2015 – March 12, 2016


Public Programs

Lectures by internationally-known speakers and researchers


Urban Arboretum

A park-like setting of 14 acres surrounds the Library


The History of Science Center will be closed to the public November 25, 2015.
The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Library, History of Science Center, and the cosmology theater will close to the public on November 30 at 3:00 pm.

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1, is Giving Tuesday, and we ask you to support the Linda Hall Library Foundation to ensure that it remains a public venue for the deeper understanding of science, engineering, and technology.

Linda Hall Library

Digital Collections

Nearly a quarter million digitized images and texts offer researchers the opportunity to view books, maps, photographs, and manuscripts from the Library’s collections.

Upcoming Events

  1. Computer gaming pioneer Richard Garriott de Cayeux

    March 16, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. The Evolution of Beauty

    April 14, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Isambard Kingdom Brunel: A Victorian Frank Lloyd Wright

    May 3, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm