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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 event scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, "19th-Century Watering Holes," has been cancelled. We regret any inconvenience.
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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 five 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
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
Please join us on Wednesday, June 10, when Laura Auricchio, Chair of Humanities, The New School for Public Engagement and Associate Professor of Art History, Parsons The New School for Design, discusses her new book, "The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered."  Ms. Auricchio is a specialist in... Read More
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Author: GMarkert
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
Author and designer Karyn Jimenez Elliot will read her recently published book, the Adventures of Greyson and His Tiny Greys.  For more information, or to register, visit the youth program section of this website.
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Author: BCorbishley
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
Author: GMarkert