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:

Mar 27 3:00 close
Apr 3 10:15 open
Apr 3 3:30 close
Apr 5 3:30 close
Apr 10 1:00 close
Apr 17 3:30 close
Apr 22 4:00 close











The John Carter Brown Library

on the Main Green
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Telephone: (401) 863-2725 
Fax: (401) 863-3477
Email: [email protected]


Upcoming Events

April 22, 2019 - 5:30pm
Sourcing Special Collections: How to Use Rare Materials in Illustration 5:30-6:30pm in the MacMillan Reading... Learn More
April 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Join us for presentations by JCB fellows Elizabeth Montañez-Sanabria and Raphaèle Preisinger.  Elizabeth... Learn More
April 26, 2019 - 12:00pm
"Noticias y relaciones de sucesos en una Monarquía de papel (España y su Imperio de tinta, siglos XVI y XVII... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

September 11, 2014 

Craig Steven Wilder, Professor of History and Head, History Faculty Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The second of seven lectures in the series, "1764: Brown's Founding in a...