Hours & Contact

Monday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 9:30am - 8:00pm
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's popular Life of the Mind Salon series will begin a new season in October and we hope you can join us for this terrific lineup of speakers.  The evenings begin at 5:30 pm when we gather for wine and cheese in the Rovensky Delivery Room.  The guest speaker begins his or her program at 6:00 pm in the Harrison Room. 

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GMarkert

Please join us for music, hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and friendship on the Redwood lawn! Our popular Garden Party will be held on Sunday, September 7, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Featuring music by the Honky Tonk Knights and delicious refreshments from Russell Morin Fine Catering, this event is always a pleasure.  

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Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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GMarkert

Dr. Hayat Alvi, Associate Professor in the National Security Affairs Department at the U.S. Naval War College, will bring us up to date on current Middle Eastern conflicts and their global implications.  

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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GMarkert

August 24th marks the 267th anniversary of the Redwood's Charter, and Special Collections Librarian Whitney Pape has placed the Redwood Charter on display in the vitrine found near the elevator in the McBean wing, just past the staircase. The Charter was granted to The Company of the Redwood Library on August 24, 1747, by the Rhode Island General Assembly. It will remain on view through September.  

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GMarkert

Norman Bird Sanctuary brings us "Animals, Authors, and Art." Children will delve into a story book, meet a live animal, and complete a take-home craft! Join us for this hour of fun on Saturday, September 27th. Registration is required. Please call 401-847-0292 to register. Free for members, $2 for non-members. Space is limited, so please call in advance!

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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MHurley

Starting in September, the Redwood's evening hours will swtich from Thursday night to Wednesday night. The new hours will be:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday 9:30-5:30

Wednesday 9:30-8:00

Sunday 1:00-5:00

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MBernier

Max Beckmann's life-size painting, Self Portrait in Tuxedo, currently hanging in the Busch-Reisinger Museum at Harvard University, provided the inspiration for a new exhibition in the Rovensky Room vitrines. A collection of images, assembled by artist, professor, and Redwood Shareholder James Baker, explores the cultural significance of the tuxedo and how it has been challenged, changed and transformed over time.

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GMarkert

The Redwood is pleased to present "From Concept to Realization: Design Today," a new series of talks on the topic of the decorative arts and architecture. The first talk will feature three speakers. Author John B. Murray will discuss his book "Classical Invention: The Architecture of John B. Murray." Mr.

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Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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GMarkert

Join us for September's film, Blindsight, directed by Lucy Walker.  it is 104 minutes and is rated PG. $5 for Redwood members, $10 for non-members. Please call 401-847-0295, ext. 112 to make your reservation.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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GMarkert

Join us as we read the Bard. All are welcome. Free.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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GMarkert
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