Monday-Friday: 9:00-5:00
Thursday: until 7:00

No new materials handed out from 12 - 1 p.m.
Closed on weekends and on major holidays.

Holiday and Event Closings 

Upcoming Closings for Events and Holidays:

April 25
4:30 pm
April 26 3:30 pm
April 28
2:00 pm
May 3 3:30 pm
May 10 3:30 pm
May 12 TBD
May 17 3:30 pm
May 24 3:30 pm
May 31 3:30 pm









The John Carter Brown Library

on the Main Green
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Telephone: (401) 863-2725 
Fax: (401) 863-3477
Email: jcb-events@brown.edu


Upcoming Events

April 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Matthew Wyman-McCarthy (Columbia University), Barbara S. Mosbacher Fellow "Constructing the Colonial “Other... Learn More
April 27, 2017 - 5:30pm
In partnership with the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown and the RI Middle Passage... Learn More
April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
Please join us for "The Americas and the Generative Power of Fire," a special panel discussion and a feature... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

February 16, 2017

The John Carter Brown Library

As part of the Rhode Island Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project, Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara discusses her recently published book, Dark Work: The...