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 

Upcoming Closings for Events and Holidays:

March 1 3:30 pm
March 7
3:30 pm
March 8 3:30 pm
March 16 TBD
March 17 TBD
March 22
3:30 pm
March 29 3:30 pm








Upcoming Events

March 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Sarah Crabtree (San Francisco State University), National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow "Whaler,... Learn More
March 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Join us for a colloquium and roundtable discussion with participants including Linda Báez Rubí (Berlin/UNAM... Learn More
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Guadalupe García (Tulane University), John Carter Brown Library Associates Fellow details to follow... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

September 26, 2016
The John Carter Brown Library
Providence, RI 02912

Wild, tamed, or domesticated. Furry, feathered, or scaled. People-eating or a person's best friend. The role of animal actors in the history...