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:

Feb 9

10:00 am open

Feb 14

3:30 pm close

Feb 15


Feb 21

3:30 pm close

Mar 1 2:00 pm close
Mar 7 10:00 am open; 3:30 pm close
Mar 14 3:30 pm close










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

February 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
Nora Jaffary (Concordia University), John Carter Brown Library Associates Fellow "Dispensing Justice in... Learn More
March 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Jessica Nelson, (Brown University), Interdisciplinary Opportunities Fellow “Global Identities: Identity... Learn More
March 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Loïc Vauzelle (L'École Pratique des Hautes Études), John Carter Brown Library Associates Fellow "The... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, looks at Shakespeare's plays as a kind of wisdom literature, presenting ten ideas that can be carried away from his dramatic works and applied to situations we encounter today....