Please use the rear entrance, accessible from the north side of George Street, while the front entrance is closed due to construction - June 4 - June 15


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:

Jun 20 3:30 pm
Jun 27 3:30 pm
Jul 4 Closed
Jul 10 2:00 pm
Jul 11 3:30 pm
Jul 18 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


Upcoming Events

June 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto), Center for New World Comparative Studies Fellow "Odor and Power... Learn More
July 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Cynthia Radding (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Center for New World Comparative Studies... Learn More
July 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Casey Schmitt (College of William & Mary), Ruth and Lincoln Ekstrom Fellow "Bound Among Nations:... 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...