Please note: All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Story Time twice a week!
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.
Caldecott Medal Books
Newbery Medal Books
Request an Author Event
University Departments and Student Groups may request that the bookstore help support their author events. These events can be held at a university hall, outside venue, or the bookstore can be requested as the location. The bookstore will provide the books for the event and help with marketing and promotions, if needed. Please use our online request form.
Alumni, Local Authors, and the Community may request that the bookstore help support their author events. These events can be held at an outside venue or the bookstore can be requested as the location. The bookstore will provide the books for the event and help with marketing and promotions. Please use our online request form.
Please note: You will be asked to sign-in to Gmail, if you aren't already, before accessing online form.
Event Request Form
244 Thayer Street
Phone: (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 accommodate your request at the author's and publisher's discretion.
The Cardigan Connection: Author Series
Popular radio host and book enthusiast, Robin Kall, in conjunction with the Brown Bookstore, welcomes readers to the Cardigan Connection: Author Series on the third Tuesday of each month. The series is open to the public and takes place this month at Askew, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, RI. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event runs from 7pm-9p.m.
Tuesday, October 15th features distinguished authors:
Each author will read for 15 minutes from their work. There will be a short break with time for conversation and refreshments. Brown University Bookstore will have books available for purchase and autographing.
Reading With Robin Presents Evening With Authors
Grab your friends! Tell your teachers! Nudge your neighbors! It's the 11th Annual Evening With Authors! Join us for a great night out of lively conversation with our line-up of award-winning authors: Stephen Chbosky (Imaginary Friend), John Kenney (Love Poems for People With Children), and Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (Friday Black). See it firsthand or you'll be hearing about it later!
WHEN: Tuesday, October 29th
WHERE: The Greenwich Odeum @ 59 Main St | East Greenwich, RI
VIP REGISTRATION + MINGLING: 6-7PM
GENERAL ADMISSION REGISTRATION: 7:15PM
- VIP ($125) - priority seating, exclusive meet-and-greet with the authors, dinner, 2 drink tickets, book of your choice, and the show.
- General Admission ($50) - book of your choice and the show
- General Admission ($32) - SHOW ONLY, NO BOOK.