The John Carter
Brown Library
on the Main Green
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Telephone: (401) 863-2725
Fax: (401) 863-3477
Email Us 

Monday-Friday: 8:30-5:00
Tuesday & Thursdays until 7:00
Saturday: 9:00-Noon
Closed on Sundays and on major holidays.
Holiday Closings

Upcoming Events

August 27, 2014 - 4:00pm
Jeremy Mumford, Brown University. "Inka Royal Incest." This informal talk will take place in the MacMillan... Learn More
September 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
Michele Reid-Vazquez, University  of Pittsburgh, InterAmericas Fellow, funded by The Reed Foundation /... Learn More
September 10, 2014 - 4:00pm
Curators of the John Carter Brown Library will talk about the collections of the library. This informal talk... Learn More

Multimedia Spotlight

Greg Grandin's new book describes an elaborate ruse conducted by mutinying slaves aboard a Spanish ship in 1805. This slave rebellion inspired Herman Melville's masterpiece, Benito Cereno.