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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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On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to make donations to the non-profit institutions that mean the most to them. The Redwood is pleased to bring... 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 exhibition... 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
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, November 28 at 10:30 am to discuss James Joyce's The Dead and watch the film adaptation. All are welcome. Free.
Date: Saturday, December 26, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: lwhite
The Library will host its Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 12 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  Please stop by for cider and cookies! After the Open House, we are delighted to welcome back The Newport String Project at 3:00 pm for a vibrant program of works for strings and piano. Violinists... Read More
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Author: lwhite
Newly published and available at the Redwood...the new paperback edition of Newport: A Lively Experiment 1639-1969. This definitive history by author Rockwell Stensrud traces the history of our colonial town and its surroundings, from its founding in the seventeenth century to the late twentieth... Read More
Author: GMarkert
Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: GMarkert
New 3M eBook offerings for members! Chiaverini, Jennifer: Christmas Bells Cook, Robin: Host Ferguson, Niall: Kissinger Francis, Felix: Front Runner George, Elizabeth: A Banquet of Consequences Hawkins, Paula: The Girl on the Train Horowitz, Anthony: Moriarty Johnson, Craig: Dry Bones Kidd, Sue... Read More
Author: GMarkert