The first Life of the Mind Salon of 2014 will be held on Thursday, March 6, and will feature Captain Eric Shaw of the United States Coast Guard, Ret. Now a professor at the Naval War College, Dr. Shaw was the Captain of "America's Tall Ship" USCGC Eagle from 2003 to 2006. He will share some of the fascinating history of this historic vessel with us.
Join us on Thursday, February 6 for an extraordinary evening! Heifetz on Tour features young classical musicians from the Heifetz International Music Institute, which brings together internationally acclaimed concert artists with brilliant young musicians. A reception will be held at 6:00 pm, followed by the performance, which is sponsored by The Newport County Fund and the Jamestown Art Center. Free. Seating is limited; please call 847-0292, ext.
Join us Saturday, January 25 at 10:00 am for a Member Orientation and Tour. Whether you are new to the Redwood or just have questions about your benefits, this program will be of interest. Executive Director Jen Tuleja and Collection Development Librarian Robert Kelly will give an overview of the Redwood and offer a short tour of the Library. Please make your reservation at 847-0292, ext.112. Free.
Join us in the Carpenter Board Room for the next in our fall series of fine documentary films. Man on Wire, starring high wire walker Philippe Petit and directed by James Marsh, will be this month's feature. Seating is limited; please call 847-0292, ext. 112 to make your reservation. This free film series is for members only.
Mark your calendars for a terrific event on Wednesday, October 30 at the Casino Theater in Newport. The Redwood Library, newportFILM, and the Harrington School of Communication and Media will offer a special screening of "Google and the World Brain," the story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet. In 2002 Google began to scan millions of books in an effort to create a giant global library, containing every book in existence.
Join us for the Opening Reception of the new exhibition in the Rovensky Delivery Room vitrines, A Public Gathering Place: Touro Synagogue at 250, on Sunday, October 6, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Refreshments.