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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.