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

No new materials handed out from 12 - 1 p.m.
Closed on weekends and on major holidays.

Holiday and Event Closings 

Early Closings for Events:

October 25 2:00 pm
October 26 3:00 pm
October 27 3:00 pm
October 28 3:00 pm
October 31 3:00 pm








Upcoming Events

October 22, 2016 - 10:00am
Family Weekend Open House10:00 am - 4:00 p.m. Family ties at the JCB: a guided tour 11:00 a.m.  ... Learn More
October 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
Mary Draper, Paul W. McQuillen Memorial Fellow. "The Tropical Metropolis: Cities and Society in the Early... Learn More
October 27, 2016 - 5:30pm
Lecture by Dr. Newell, Rhode Island Hall 108, 5:30 pm The JCB and CSSJ are co-sponsoring a speaker... 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....