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

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

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

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Attributed to an eighteenth century English book binder, the "disappearing" fore-edge painting reached its peak in the early nineteenth century. Thanks to the generosity of our members, another beautiful fore-edge book was recently donated to the library.

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