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.

September 28: Reading Room will close at 3 pm for a public presentation by JCB Fellows Mark Kelley and Leonardo CarriĆ³ Cataldi.

Holiday and Event Closings 

Upcoming Events

September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
The Early Modern Menagerie: Taming Animals in the JCB's Archive MacMillan Reading Room   Wild, tamed, or... Learn More
September 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Mark Kelley, Marie L. and William R. Hartland Memorial Fellow. "On Sentimental Seamen: or Feeling through an... Learn More
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

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....