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:

Jan 15 Closed
Jan 17 3:30 pm close
Jan 24 3:30 pm close
Jan 31 3:30 pm close
Feb 7

10:00 am open; 3:30 pm close

Feb 14

3:30 pm close

Feb 15


Feb 21

3:30 pm 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-events@brown.edu


Upcoming Events

January 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Irina Podgorny (Museo de la Plata, Argentina and Principal Investigator, CONICET) "The elk, the ass, the... Learn More
January 24, 2018 - 4:00pm
Jaime Marroquín (Western Oregon University), John Carter Brown Library Associates Fellow "El Peyote y la... Learn More
February 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Teresa Clifton (Brown University), J.M. Stuart Fellow “A New World Arcadia: Mexican Mannerism, Bernardo... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, looks at Shakespeare's plays as a kind of wisdom literature, presenting ten ideas that can be carried away from his dramatic works and applied to situations we encounter today....