The John Carter
Brown Library
on the Main Green
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Telephone: (401) 863-2725
Fax: (401) 863-3477
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Monday-Friday: 8:30-5:00
Tuesday & Thursdays until 7:00
Closed on Sundays and on major holidays.
Holiday Closings

Upcoming Events

September 17, 2014 - 4:00pm
Cameron M. Shriver, The Ohio State University, Paul W. McQuillen Memorial Fellow. "Miami-Illinois... Learn More
September 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
Jake Frederick, Lawrence University, John Carter Brown Library Associates Fellow. Topic to be announced. This... Learn More
September 27, 2014 - 11:00am
Jeremy Mumford, guest curator of the library's current exhibition, will lead a guided tour of "Off to College... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

Greg Grandin's new book describes an elaborate ruse conducted by mutinying slaves aboard a Spanish ship in 1805. This slave rebellion inspired Herman Melville's masterpiece, Benito Cereno.