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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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

On Wednesday, August 20, the Redwood will close at 4:00 pm for a private event. The Library will open at 9:30 am on Thursday morning. 

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GMarkert

A special guest joins us for storytime on Tuesday, August 26, at 10:30 am.   Storyteller Lori Halloran, certified “Signing Smart” teacher, will be sharing stories and songs in sign language. Learn how to teach your hearing baby or child how to communicate with a few simple sign language words. Free. All ages.

 

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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GMarkert

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

Please join us for a "Special Salon" on Monday, August 25 at 6:00 pm, when author Sylvia Jukes Morris discusses her newly released book, "Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Booth Luce."  Morris will be joined by fellow author and editor Dodie Kazanjian, who will interview her on aspects of the book. 

A wine and cheese reception will be held at 5:30 pm, followed by the Salon. $5 members, $10 non-members. Seating is limited; please call 847-0295, ext. 112, to reserve a seat. 

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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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GMarkert

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 a new series of talks on the topic of the decorative arts and architecture. The first talk features author John B. Murray, who will discuss his book "Classical Invention: The Architecture of John B. Murray." Mr. Murray's projects have been featured in Architectural Digest, Period Homes, New Old House, and Town & Country

Free. Refreshments to follow. 947-0295, ext. 112.

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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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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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GMarkert

Come meet some friends that live locally in the Narragansett Bay.  In particular we'll meet a few creatures that have interesting ways to survive in the wild.  Let's learn about our sea friends and see how they BOOM!  Free.  All Ages.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Author: 
MHurley
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