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The Redwood Library’s extensive 3M eBook catalog grants patrons access to nearly 800 titles in popular fiction, mystery and nonfiction. Here, the Redwood Staff recommend a few must-read titles.

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Interested in animal anatomy? How about the inner workings of the reptilian nervous system? Even after one hundred thirty three years, the photographic prints in this volume, created from slide negatives, are crystal clear. Click here to read and see more.

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Did you know that the color of the Redwood Library is authentic to its original exterior? Click here to read more!

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What was happening in the year 1876? Reconstruction, the first phone call, and the publishing of Dr. Christopher Dresser's book "Studies in Design." Click here to read more.

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Ever wonder about the portraits adorning the walls in the Rovensky Room? Click here to read about a local celebrity from the American Revolution, Mary "Polly" Lawton.

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The Redwood Library’s extensive 3M eBook catalog grants patrons access to nearly 800 titles in popular fiction, mystery and non-fiction. Here, the Redwood Staff recommend a few must-read titles.

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Did you know that the Redwood owns a first edition copy of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"? Click here to read more!

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Happy Halloween from the Redwood Library! Click here to read more.

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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft relates the devilish activities and pranks of demons, witches and other supernatural creatures. Need help getting rid of a pixie? How about those troublesome werewolves? This book is a collection of letters from Sir Walter Scott to his son-in-law, J.G. Lockhart. Click to read more about the supernatural in the nineteenth century.

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Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), founder of the Redwood Library, made his fortune on a sugar plantation in Antigua. By his mid-thirties, he was able to retire as the second wealthiest man in the colonies, and chose Newport as his home. Click to learn more about the founding father of the Redwood Library.

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