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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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Edwin G. Fischer, M.D., President of the Board of Directors of the Redwood Library & Athenæum, announced the appointment of Benedict Leca, Ph.D., as its new Executive Director, effective January 15, 2015, following a competitive national search.  “This is tremendous news for the Redwood,”... Read More
Author: GMarkert
New 3M eBook offerings for members!Alexander, William: Flirting with French Cussler, Clive & Blake, Russell: The Eye of Heaven Francis, Felix: Dick Francis's Damage Hannah, Sophie & Christie, Agatha: The Monogram Murders Harvey, John: Darkness & Light Jackson, Lisa: Close to Home Jance... Read More
Author: GMarkert
The Children's Library and Athenaeum will host two performances by the Newport Children's Theatre of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, at 2pm and 3pm on Saturday, December 20, 2014.Refreshments will be served in between performances.Admission: $2 for members; $5 for nonmembers; free with the... Read More
Date: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Author: BCorbishley
His Booke: Ownership Marks and Book Plates is the newest exhibition in the Rovensky Delivery Room vitrines. Stop by to see dozens of exquisite examples of this art form, gathered from private collections and the Library's own Special Collections. First developed in the mid-fifteenth century in... Read More
Author: GMarkert
The Redwood Book Club will discuss Woody Allen's book, Without Feathers, on Saturday, December 27 at 10:30 am. In a recent New York Times book review, actor and writer Bob Odenkirk was asked to name his "favorite comic writers ever." One of the four: Woody Allen. Please join us for a great... Read More
Date: Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: GMarkert