Hours and Closings


Summer Hours: The John Carter Brown Library's reading room is open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 am - to 12:45 pm and from 2 pm to 4 pm, and Friday from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm. Reservations are required for all research visits.


The JCB reading room will be closed:

Memorial Day- Monday May 30 and Tuesday May 31

Brown University's Staff Development Day- Wednesday June 15

Juneteenth (observed) - Monday June 20

Independance Day- Monday July 4 and Tuesday July 5

The reading room will reopen Wednesday July 6 at 2pm