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:

Nov 15 3:30 pm
Nov 16 2:00 pm
Nov 23 Closed
Nov 24 Closed
Nov 29 3:30 pm
Nov 30 3:30 pm
Dec 6 Open 10:00 am
Dec 6 Close 2:30 pm
Dec 22 Close winter break
Jan 8 Re-open










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

November 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Michaela Kleber (College of William & Mary), Ruth and Lincoln Ekstrom Fellow "Colonization in... Learn More
November 30, 2017 - 5:30pm
Join us for "Far-flung Neighbors: The Cape Verde Islands, São Tomé and the Portuguese Settlement of the... Learn More
December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Barbara Mundy (Fordham University), David R. Parsons Fellow, "The Embodiment of the Word: European Book... 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....