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

Telephone: (401) 863-2725
Fax: (401) 863-3477

Monday-Friday: 9:00-5:00
Thursday until 7:00
Closed on weekends and on major holidays.

October 5: Reading Room will open at 11 am and close at 3 pm for a public presentation by JCB Fellow Laura Leon Llerena.

October 7: Reading Room will close at 3 pm for Plenary Meeting of the Bartolomé de Las Casas Conference.

Holiday and Event Closings 

Upcoming Events

October 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
Laura Leon Llerena, Donald L. Saunders Fellow. A Sermon a Day Keeps the Demon (and the Dutch) Away A... Learn More
October 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
The John Carter Brown Library is proud to host the Plenary Meeting for the Bartolomé de Las Casas Conference... Learn More
October 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
Ernesto Mercado-Montero, Jeannette D. Black Memorial Fellow. Topic to be announced.   Scott Miller, John... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

On April 27, 2016, Minta Zlomke, Brown University, spoke on how Walter Raleigh's dual roles as courtier and privateer allowed him to frame the his book, Discoverie of Guiana, through the rhetoric of translatio imperii studiique....