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

Telephone: (401) 863-2725
Fax: (401) 863-3477
Email Us 

Monday-Friday: 8:30-5:00
Tuesday & Thursdays until 7:00
Except for 10/21 & 11/18
(Special events)
Closed on Sundays and on major holidays.

Holiday Closings

Upcoming Events

October 21, 2014 - 5:30pm
George Marsden, University of Notre Dame, will speak on "The Old Learning, The New Light, and The... Learn More
October 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
Anya Zilberstein (Concordia University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology). "Inured to Empire: Wild Rice... Learn More
October 25, 2014 - 11:00am
Neil Safier, Director and Librarian of the JCB, will lead a tour of the exhibition, "Off to College," for... 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.