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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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During the month of April all books in the Redwood Bookstore will be 50% off. The Redwood offers a large variety of books at very affordable prices. Browse the genres of history, health, fiction, mystery, religion and more. Books are located in the Redwood Bookstore, to the left of the Harrison... Read More
Author: GMarkert
Please join us on Friday, June 5, for "Time Well Spent: Clockmaking in Colonial America," the 2015 Redwood History Seminar. This special event features an afternoon of fascinating presentations and discussion by our panel of four experts. An optional dinner at Harbour Court (New York Yacht Club)... Read More
Author: GMarkert
We offer our heartfelt thanks to the many loyal members and supporters who have kindly donated to the Annual Fund. Your generous contributions make it possible for the Redwood to offer superb educational and academic programs as well as a rich array of cultural events, while enabling us to fulfill... Read More
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Join us on Saturday, April 25, at 10:30 am for an author talk with Anne-Marie Sutton, author of the popular Newport Mystery Series, who will discuss how she came to use Newport as a setting for her mystery novels. Free and all are welcome. 
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: GMarkert
Mark your calendars, tell your friends, and plan to join us on Saturday, July 11, 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 in May, or call 401... Read More
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
Author: GMarkert
This event is at capactiy, no seats are available at this time.  Please join us for the next in our popular Life of the Mind Salon series discussions when Benedict Leca, Executive Director of the Redwood, will give a talk titled "Of Apples and Objects: The Still Life Paintings of Paul Cezanne."... Read More
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Author: GMarkert
Join us for a patchwork of folk tales, fairy tales, foolishness and fun, performed by our favorite troupe of youth actors: the Newport Children's Theatre!  The performance will be held at 1:00pm and 3:00pm on Saturday, April 25, 2015.  Free for members and $5 for nonmembers.
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 1:00pm
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This event is at capactiy, no seats are available at this time.  Kent Weeks, Ph.D., Egyptologist and professor at the American University in Cairo, will speak on new discoveries in the Valley of the Kings in our next Life of the Mind Salon event. Dr. Weeks began a professional career with his... Read More
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Author: GMarkert
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, April 25 at 10:30am to discuss the second half of Charles Dicken's Bleak House and watch the second half of the BBC film version of the novel. All are welcome. Free.
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: GMarkert