Special Events

Come join the Redwood Library staff on Wednesday, November 7, for our Pub Trivia Challenge. Teams of up to five compete over five rounds for honor, glory, prizes and general bragging rights. Gather your friends for a night of all-you-can-eat pizza and beer and test your trivia knowledge in the Nation’s oldest continuously running library.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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jrusnak

Please join us on Saturday, July 14 for the Redwood Gala, Fête de la Bastille, as we honor Angela and Garry Fischer. We hope to see you for dinner and dancing to Chris Norton and his band.

To purchase tickets, please call 401-847-0292 ext. 115. 

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Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
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lwhite

Step through the Redwood's doors on Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for our Holiday Open House. The Open House will feature Christmas carols performed by the Chariho High School choir, a pop-up exhibition of select treasures from our vault, Christmas book display, scavenger hunt, children's craft and refreshments All visitors will have a chance at winning raffle prizes.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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lwhite

Join our early Halloween celebration as Peter Chabot presents Edward Gorey’s eerie cartoons, Washington (Rip) Irving reads from his ancestor’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and actors perform the witches’ scene from Macbeth. Cake and champagne will be served afterwards. 


$5 for Members; $10 for Non-members. Register online below.

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Friday, October 27, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

The Annual Garden Party at the The Redwood will be held on Sunday, August 26th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm on our front lawn with music. This event is a favorite with our members and features delicious hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and music in a beautiful setting. 

 

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Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

Enjoy a wide selection of non-fiction, fiction, music CDs and DVDs.


Thursday, August 30 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm - preview showing. $5 admission

Sunday, September 2 will feature our popular "$5 per bag" offer from 1:00 - 5:00pm

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 5:00pm
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lwhite

Devoted to the art, architecture and material culture of Colonial America, the annual Redwood History Seminar will take place on 

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
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lwhite

Join us on Friday, June 16 at 6:30 pm for Bloomsday - a celebration of the anniversary of James Joyce's prolific novel Ulysses. This celebration will include actors and actresses in period costume reading excerpts from the piece, accompanied by musicians.

Free and all are welcome to join in on the festivities. 

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Friday, June 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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lwhite

It's Winter Festival!  Wear your Festival button and receive 15% off of Redwood merchandise and enjoy a discount on our daily 2:00 pm tour.  The daily tour is free for members, but if you are a visitor with a Festival button, you will receive $1 off the $5 price... and will spend a very enjoyable 40 minutes with one of our superb tour guides, learning about the 266-year-old Redwood Library & Athenaeum and seeing some our wonderful treasures!

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Friday, February 14, 2014 - 9:30am to Friday, February 21, 2014 - 5:30pm
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evadmin
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