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

Telephone: (401) 863-2725(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.

The library will NOT open until 11 AM on May 8, 2015.

Holiday Closings 

Upcoming Events

May 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Andrea Nate, Brown University, J. M. Stuart Fellow. "The 'French Death' and the 'Wood of Life': Syphilis and... Learn More
May 8, 2015 - 8:30am
Rosamund Purcell, keynote lecturer for the Jenks Lost Museums Symposium. Refreshments will be at 8:30 a.m.... Learn More
May 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
Giuseppe Marcocci, Università degli Studi della Tuscia, John Carter Brown Library Associates Fellow. "Writing... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

Kris Lane spoke on April 2 on history inside the Cerro Rico de Potosí. This lecture kicked off a Roundtable on Subterranean Worlds which, in turn, is part of a project on exploring the four elements.