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

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
October 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
Ernesto Mercado-Montero, Jeannette D. Black Memorial Fellow. Topic to be announced.   Scott Miller, John... Learn More
October 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
More information to be announced.     Talk will be held in the MacMillan Reading Room which will... 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....