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 25, 2017 - 5:30pm
Andrés Reséndez, professor of history at the University of California, Davis, and author of The Other Slavery... Learn More
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

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...