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:

Mar 27 3:00 close
Apr 3 10:15 open
Apr 3 3:30 close
Apr 5 3:30 close
Apr 10 1:00 close
Apr 17 3:30 close
Apr 22 4:00 close











The John Carter Brown Library

on the Main Green
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Telephone: (401) 863-2725 
Fax: (401) 863-3477
Email: [email protected]


Upcoming Events

April 22, 2019 - 5:30pm
Sourcing Special Collections: How to Use Rare Materials in Illustration 5:30-6:30pm in the MacMillan Reading... Learn More
April 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Join us for presentations by JCB fellows Elizabeth Montañez-Sanabria and Raphaèle Preisinger.  Elizabeth... Learn More
April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
The John Russell Bartlett Society Stillwell Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting honors the memory of... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

September 11, 2014 

Craig Steven Wilder, Professor of History and Head, History Faculty Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The second of seven lectures in the series, "1764: Brown's Founding in a...