Brown University


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Bookstore Location:

244 Thayer Street at Angell Street
Providence, RI
(401) 863-3168

Please contact us if you are unable to attend an event but would like an autographed book. We will do our best to accomodate your request at the
author's and publisher's discretion.

Get ready for Commencement!
Senior Caps & Gowns -- Rental Regalia for Graduates & Faculty

Seniors, you can pick up your cap and gown now for $38 at the upstairs register in the Technology Center.  Don't forget to add a Brown Sash!

Rentals for graduates, faculty, visiting faculty, marshalls, staff, and guests:
--May 6th is the deadline to order and receive the exact size ordered for regalia--$6.50 express manufacturer's shipping fee applies.
--After May 6th, you can still order, but you are not guaranteed the size you ordered--$6.50 express manufacturer's shipping fee still applies.

--Orders placed after April 15th--Pick up your regalia starting Friday, May 27th.

For regalia rental orders placed April 15th or before:
--Graduate Student Rentals for Masters, PhD & AMS MD Students can be picked up starting on Tuesday, May 17th.
--Commencement Rentals for Faculty, Visiting Faculty, Marshalls, Staff & Guests can be picked up starting on Wednesday, May 18th.

Don't forget to return your rentals by June 6, 2016 or incur $10 per day late fee; full price charged after June 13, 2016.

See you at Grad Fair on Friday, May 20th!

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Third Tuesday of the Month
Robin Kall's Point Street Reading Series

Author lineup for Tuesday, June 21st:
Thomas Greene, author of If I Forget You
Kate Thurm, author of The Law of Loving Others
Miranda Beverly, author of Whittemore
Ethan Gilsdorf, author of Fantasy Freaks & Gaming Geeks
Rebecca Schiff, author of The Bed Moved 

July's event will be held on Tuesday, July 19th - Save the date!

Reading with Robin's Robin Kall is starting a new reading series that will meet on the third Tuesday of the month starting on Tuesday, March 15th.  The Point Street Reading Series will be held at Point Street Dueling Pianos in Davol Square from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (times may vary).

There will be at least four authors a month and the Brown Bookstore will be the official bookseller for this series.

Please RSVP to robin(at)readingwithrobin.com  or message Robin on Facebook to let her know that you will be attending.

Like Point Street Reading Series on Facebook to get updates!

Reading with Robin

Point Street Dueling Pianos, 3 Davol Square, Providence
Wednesday, June 22nd at 6:00pm
Reading with Robin presents
Summer Reading with Jen Lancaster, Emma Straub, Beatriz Williams, and Curtis Sittenfeld

Robin Kall invites you to join her on Wednesday, June 22nd from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Dunes Club in Narragansett, RI.  

Guests will be welcomed with one signature RWR cocktail and small bites from 6-6:45PM.  The fun continues with authors Jen Lancaster, Emma Straub, Beatriz Williams and Curtis Sittenfeld (the hottest in summer reading)

*VIP tickets (Sold Out) include: private reception (light bites and one signature RWR cocktail)  with the authors 6-6:45, swag bags, priority seating and a raffle ticket (limited to 100 people)

This entertaining evening is not a book club, and there is no advanced reading required, just come for the fun! Books will be for sale - the hottest new summer titles!  Hope to see you there!

Keep updated on the Summer with Robin Facebook page.

Last year's event sold out quickly--Get your tickets soon.

Now through July 31, 2016
Springer Yellow Sale 2016

The Springer Yellow Sale is on now through July 31, 2016.  The titles available in the bookstore are located on the landing going down to the Textbook department.  Many other titles are available to order.  

The full Yellow Sale pamphlet and book listings are available on the Textbook Information page.

Please contact Cisco Ripley at francisco_ripley(at)brown.edu or 401-863-2150 to place an order.

Story Time twice a week!
Story Time every Thursday and Saturday

Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. 
Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.

Get ready for a reading adventure!

Join us for a story on Thursday or Saturday (or possibly both) in our new Children's Section on the mezzanine level (2nd floor) of the bookstore.

Special Guest on Saturday, April 30th at 11:00 a.m. - Local author, Jane Sutcliffe, will read her book Will's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk.  Then go see Shakespeare's First Folio, on display at the Granoff Center from April 11th to May 1st.

IndieBound Kids' Next List
Caldecott Medal & Honors Books
Newbery Medal & Honors Books