Adults

The 2018 Spring Life of the Mind Salon Series continues with Donald J. Farish Ph.D., J.D., President of Roger Williams University.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

The 2018 Spring Life of the Mind Salon Series begins with attorney Joesph Steinfield examining two important cases brought before the Supreme Court in the past year - the Wisconsin case involving gerrymandering of electoral districts and the case of the Colorado cake baker who refused to bake a cake for the wedding celebration of a same sex couple. He discusses how the court decisions in these cases will impact democracy in America, as well as freedom of religion and freedom of speech.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

In honor of George Washington's birthday, on February 22 at 11:30 am a brief program will be presented and wreath laying by the Sons of the Revolution and the Artillery Company of Newport will stage a salute on the Redwood lawn by the statue of George Washington. 


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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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lwhite

As a Redwood member, do you access the variety of online resources across your electronic devices? A help session will be offered by Collections Development Librarian, Molly Jencks.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, June 23 at 10:30 am to discuss the second half of Herman Melville's Moby Dick. All are welcome. 

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Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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lwhite

Have you ever wondered what was inside the books kept shuttered in the Harrison Room? Have you asked yourself what makes a book intellectually valuable enough to be in the vault? Please join Special Collections staff, as we present a sampling of our vast offerings from the vault and allow you first-hand interaction with some of our treasures. Call 401-847-0292 for reservations or register online.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

A wide range of books at amazing prices will be offered at the Semi-Annual Redwood Library Book Sale. Members only preview, Wednesday, February 21 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Open to all Thursday and Friday, with Saturday featuring our popular "$5 per bag" offer.


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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
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lwhite

Visit the Peirce Prince Gallery to view new acquisitions to our special collections. The special collections staff will provide a brief introduction of the items at 4:30 pm. 

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
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lwhite

It is our pleasure to welcome back acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee, for another special performance in the historic Harrison Room. Ms. Lee's concert will feature works by Chopin, Liszt, Mozart and more.

 

$10 for members, $15 for non-members. Please Click Here to register online.


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Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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lwhite

Join us on Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 pm when we welcome Clemens Teufel for an encore performance with accompanying pianist Angela Kim. The rare technique of two pianists performing on one piano will be presented in our historic Harrison Room. The program will feature pieces from classical composers, such as Mozart and Shubert. 

 

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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lwhite

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