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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 library will be closed this Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day. 
Author: GMarkert
"Marine Paintings by John Mecray," a collaborative effort between the Redwood Library and IYRS, School of Technology & Trades, is on display in the Van Alen Gallery through October 18. The exhibition, a collection of paintings, drawings, and sketches, were collected by Reginald H. Fullerton, Jr... Read More
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We hope you will join us for a noteworthy historical lecture series, "The Classical House: Two Thousand Years of Architectural Design," featuring four talks by architectural historian John Tschirch. Each talk will explore the social and cultural history of domestic architecture, from the houses of... Read More
Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Author: GMarkert
Join us for the 2015 Redwood Library Summer Gala, featuring multi-platinum selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy award-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein! Look for your invitation in the mailbox soon, or call 401.847.0295, ext. 115 to purchase your tickets. Tickets are also available on... Read More
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
Author: GMarkert
Please join us on the Redwood lawn for a special screening of The Diplomat. This 2015 documentary tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spans fifty years of American foreign policy from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Told through the... Read More
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Author: GMarkert
Please join for an exciting special summer lecture given by Helen Burnham, Ph.D., the Pamela and Peter Voss Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts. Helen will discuss the influence of Japanese art, fashion and aesthetics on Western culture. Helen is an expert in the art of... Read More
Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: GMarkert
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, July 18 at 10:30am to discuss Erik Larson's “Dead Wake." All are welcome. Free.
Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: GMarkert
Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 
Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: GMarkert
New members - and existing ones! - are invited to join us for a New Member Orientation and Tour on Saturday, July 25, at 10:30 am. Collections Development Librarian Robert Kelly and Director of Library Services Lori Brostuen will share a little of the Redwood's fascinating history, guide members on... Read More
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: GMarkert
New 3M eBook offerings for members! Bailey, Catherine: The Secret Rooms Camilleri, Andrea: Game of Mirrors Gortner, C. W. : Mademoiselle Chanel Hooper, Emma: Etta and Otto and Russell and James Humphreys, Helen: The Evening Chorus James, Miranda: Arsenic and Old Books Jones, Dan: The Wars of the... Read More
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