Programs

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, June 21 at 4:30 pm to discuss part one of The Autobiography of BenjaminFranklin. All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new program,... Read More
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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. 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Join us in our cozy space to listen to stories and sing songs together. Playful movement is always encouraged, and no one is ever asked to sit still! After story time, stay to read some more, or play for a while in our Toy Room. This is a multi-age story time best for children ages 0  - 3 years.... Read More
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Bring your toddler for open play, and enjoy chatting and catching up with other parents. Our Toy Room is full of Montessori and Waldorf toys that will encourage your toddler to build their imagination, promote social skills, and advance physical development. We also have many puzzles, instruments,... Read More
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Why have some of the most interesting contemporary artists working today abandoned the traditional materials of art to work with rubber, sugar, gold and oil, chalk, soap and shoelaces?  Join us as Leora Maltz-Leca, Redwood’s Curator of Contemporary Projects explores how contemporary artists like... Read More
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, July 5 at 4:30 pm to discuss Common Sense. All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new program, meeting bi-weekly in the Harrison Room. ... Read More
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
In Waterfront Manhattan: From Henry Hudson to the High Line, Kurt C. Schlichting tells the story of the Manhattan waterfront as a struggle between public and private control of New York’s priceless asset. Nature provided New York with a sheltered harbor but presented the city with a challenge: to... Read More
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
In his new book, In Full Flight: A Story of Africa and Atonement, John Heminway reveals the remarkable true story of one woman's search for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II--a life that sparked a heroic career, but also hid a secret past. Dr. Anne Spoerry treated hundreds of... Read More
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
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. For further information, please call 401-847-0292 ext. 115. Click Here to purchase tickets.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
New York Times bestseller P.J. O'Rourke discusses being a humorist in these generally unhumorist times. He will also reflect on his thoughts about libraries and their importance.    Wine and cheese reception at 5:30 pm, followed by the lecture at 6:00pm. Tickets are $35. Register Online or call 401... Read More
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, July 19 at 4:30 pm to discuss part one of Paradise Lost. All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new program, meeting bi-weekly in the... Read More
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, July 21 at 10:30 am to discuss Alice McDermott's The Ninth Hour. All are welcome. 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Charles J. Burns of the Newport Restoration Foundation will give an illustrated talk on the nine important portraits by Belle Epoque artist Giovanni Boldini of prominent ladies with ties to Newport, exploring their lives and connections to the artist.  This is the first lecture in the three-part... Read More
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Paul F. Miller of The Preservation Society of Newport County discusses the architecturally significant but less well known summer residences acquired by Salve Regina, including Ochre Court.    This is the second lecture in the three-part series Stylish Ladies and Artistic Lodging. Tickets are $25... Read More
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, August 2 at 4:30 pm to discuss part one of New York Burning . All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new program, meeting bi-weekly in... Read More

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