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:

Apr 22 4:00 close
Apr 24 3:30 close
May 1 3:30 close











The John Carter Brown Library

on the Main Green
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

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


Upcoming Events

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
April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
The John Russell Bartlett Society Stillwell Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting honors the memory of... Learn More
May 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
Fabrício Prado (The College of William & Mary) National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow "... 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...