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:

May 26
3:00 pm
May 31 3:30 pm
June 7 3:30 pm
June 14 3:30 pm
June 21 3:30 pm
June 28 3:30 pm
July 4 Closed
July 5 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

May 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
The John Carter Brown Library welcomes all members of the Brown community and their friends and families to... Learn More
May 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Commencement Weekend Open House Noon - 5:00 p.m. The John Carter Brown Library will open its stately doors on... Learn More
May 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Iris Kantor (University of São Paulo), Gulbenkian Foundation Fellow "Putting names of places on maps:... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

April 25, 2017

The John Carter Brown Library

Andrés Reséndez, Professor of History at the University of California, Davis, and author of The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America...