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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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Please join us on Thursday, February 25 at 5:30 pm for light refreshments and a "Round Table Discussion" on Extensions in the History of the Redwood Library. Interior Architecture is a field at the intersection of architecture, conservation and design of the built environment. Interior Architecture... Read More
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: lwhite
Many thanks to you, our members and friends, for your continued support! The Redwood is proud to offer unparallelled programming for adults and youth, 200,000 books in its circulating and Special Collections, two exhibitions galleries, and a fine array of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century... Read More
Author: GMarkert
  The inaugural exhibition of the newly-constructed Peirce Prince Gallery, “Judge Us By Our Hearts”: Norman Prince and the Lafayette Escadrille: American Aviators in France During WWI opened November 7. Co-curated by two authorities on early aviation, Paul Glenshaw and Dan Patterson, the... Read More
Author: GMarkert
In celebration of its 50th year of operation, selected works from The Third & Elm Press are on view in the Van Alen Gallery through Sunday, February 21, 2016. The print shop, established by Alexander and Ilse Buchert Nesbitt in 1965, is located in the historic Point section of Newport, where it... Read More
Author: GMarkert
As a part of Newport Winter Festival taking place February 12-21 the Redwood will offer the following special discounts with the purchase of a Winter Festival bracelet: 50% admission discount for non-members  Members will receive 20% off of all items in our Redwood Gift Shop.  So make sure to... Read More
Author: lwhite
New 3M eBook offerings for members!   Bolton, Sharon; Bolton, S. J.:   Blood Harvest Brinkley, Douglas; Nichter, Luke: The Nixon Tapes Burke, Jason: The New Threat Cooper, Tom: The Marauders Follett, Ken: Edge of Eternity Gardam, Jane: The People on Privilege Hill Griffiths, Elly: The Ghost Fields... Read More
Author: lwhite
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon with our favorite troupe of youth actors: the Newport Children's Theatre! They will preform a play entitled, "Peter Pan Poetry Slam."  The performance will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, February 20.  Free for members and $10 for nonmembers or $5 for nonmembers... Read More
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Author: lwhite
In honor of George Washington's birthday, on February 22 at 12:00 pm the Artillery Company of Newport will be holding a cannon salute on the Redwood lawn by our statue of George Washington. So make sure to drop by for this fun salute to our first president! The Artillery Company of Newport,... Read More
Date: Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Author: lwhite
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, February 20 at 10:30 am to discuss the second half of Henry Fielding's Tom Jones and watch the second half of the film adaptation. All are welcome. Free.
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Author: lwhite
Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: lwhite