Visiting the History of Science Reading Room

Special collections at the Linda Hall Library are open by appointment to all readers whose work requires use of materials in the collection. The History of Science Rare Book Room is open 10:00 am until 4:45 pm Monday through Friday. Please complete the form below to schedule an appointment at least 48 hours in advance. The latest available appointment time is 3:45 pm. Readers are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the Library’s holdings and to gather preliminary information needed to identify and locate materials relevant to their work by searching the library catalog. Staff are available for reference consultations by request.