No appointments are needed to view the current exhibit. However, appointments are required to study items from the Mark Twain Room and are available Monday through Friday, 10am to 4:30 pm. We request patrons call at least one business day ahead (716) 858-8900. Please have the item title and/or call number ready when making an appointment.
For preservation and security reasons, the complete Huck Finn manuscript is not available for browsing. A rotating selection of leaves from the original manuscript are on display in the Mark Twain Room. In addition, a digitized copy of the original manuscript is available for study in the Rare Book Room.
The Mark Twain Room is located on the first floor of the Central Library at the top of the escalators. Exhibits are open during regular library hours. No appointments are needed to view the current exhibit.
Patrons are subject to the Rare Book Room Terms of Access.