Gordon S. Wood, a professor emeritus at Brown University, is the 2016 recipient of the Abraham Redwood Medal for Contributions to American History and Culture. This award recognizes individuals whose work “mirrors the founding spirit of Abraham Redwood and the Redwood Library to [promote] knowledge and virtue.” He will receive the award on November 10, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Casino Theatre.

Tickets to the event are $25 and are available at redwoodlibrary.org or by calling (401) 847-0292, ext. 115.