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:

April 28
2:00 pm
May 3 3:30 pm
May 10 3:30 pm
May 12 TBD
May 17 3:30 pm
May 24 3:30 pm
May 31 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
Email: jcb-events@brown.edu


Upcoming Events

April 27, 2017 - 5:30pm
In partnership with the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown and the RI Middle Passage... Learn More
April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
Please join us for "The Americas and the Generative Power of Fire," a special panel discussion and a feature... Learn More
May 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Linda Rupert (University of North Carolina, Greensboro), InterAmericas Fellow "Slavery, Sanctuary, and... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

February 16, 2017

The John Carter Brown Library

As part of the Rhode Island Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project, Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara discusses her recently published book, Dark Work: The...