Please use the rear entrance, accessible from the north side of George Street, while the front entrance is closed due to construction - June 4 - June 15


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:

Jun 20 3:30 pm
Jun 27 3:30 pm
Jul 4 Closed
Jul 10 2:00 pm
Jul 11 3:30 pm
Jul 18 3:30 pm













The John Carter Brown Library

on the Main Green
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

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


Upcoming Events

June 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
John Schwaller (University at Albany, SUNY), Maury A. Bromsen Memorial Fellow "Fr. Agustin de Vetancurt... Learn More
June 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto), Center for New World Comparative Studies Fellow "Odor and Power... Learn More
July 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Cynthia Radding (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Center for New World Comparative Studies... 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...