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Monday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm


Redwood Library & Athenaeum 

50 Bellevue Avenue

Newport, RI 02840-3292


Telephone: 401-847-0292

Fax: 401-841-5680


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The Redwood Library, in collaboration with Salve Regina University, proudly presents an evening to honor David McCullough, on Thursday, November 12, at 5:30 pm.  Author, historian, and two-time Pulitzer prize winner McCullough will be awarded the inaugural Abraham Redwood Medal for Contributions to... Read More
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Author: GMarkert
It is our pleasure to welcome acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee, back to the Redwood Library for another special performance in the historic Harrison Room. Ms. Lee's concert will feature works by Bach, Liszt, Leschetizky, Mozart and Saint-Saens. The concert will take place at 3:00 pm on Sunday,... Read More
Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Author: GMarkert
The 2015 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on October 14 with author Robert Dowling, who will speak on his new book, Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four Acts. Eugene O'Neill was a renowned American playwright and Nobel Laureate in Literature. Robert Dowling is a professor of English at... Read More
Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: lwhite
Newly published and available at the Redwood...the new paperback edition of Newport: A Lively Experiment 1639-1969. This definitive history by author Rockwell Stensrud traces the history of our colonial town and its surroundings, from its founding in the seventeenth century to the late twentieth... Read More
Author: GMarkert
The 2015 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on October 7 with author Alyssa Lozupone, who will speak on her recent book, A Passion for Preservation: Katherine Warren and the Shaping of Modern Newport. Alyssa is a Preservation Policy Research Specialist at The Preservation Society of... Read More
Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: GMarkert
Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 
Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: GMarkert
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 24 at 10:30am to discuss the first half of Gabrielle Walker's “Antartica” and watch the first half of the BBC version of the film. All are welcome. Free.
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: GMarkert
New 3M eBook offerings for members! Balogh, Mary: Only a Promise Brown, Daniel James: The Boys in the Boat Child, Lee: Not a Drill: A Jack Reacher Short Story Child, Lee: Personal  Clark, Mary Higgins: The Cinderella Murder Diamant, Anita: The Boston Girl Doerr, Anthony: All the Light We Cannot... Read More
Author: GMarkert