Welcome to the Rogers Free Library. Founded in 1877 and reinvented in 2008, this municipal library is located in the heart of the town of Bristol, Rhode Island. Rogers Free Library exists to provide access to information in a wide variety of formats and through a variety of programs, products, [ Read More ]
May 23, 2013 will be the last meeting for Legos at the Library until the fall. It has been a great year! Legos builders will meet from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Herreshoff Community Room. We put the Legos out, and the builders build. Legos at the Library [ Read More ]
The library will be closed on Monday, May 27 in honor of Memorial Day.
On June 6th from 6:30 – 8:00 PM, the Herreshoff Room of Bristol’s Rogers Library will be transformed into a giant stereopticon, bringing to life the 19th century world of Bristol, Warren, East Providence and Providence. Local historian and preservation consultant Ned Connors will be your guide for an evening [ Read More ]
Come learn about accessing Bristol’s historic (1837-1853) newspaper online, Wednesday June 5, 2013, 7-8 PM in the Herreshoff Community Room. This project is sponsored by Roger Williams University.
Join Cheryl for the Adult Reading Group on Wednesday may 29th at 3 & 7pm. We will discuss “Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, The Slave Trade & The American Revolution” by Charles Rappleye. This is the final book club for Spring. We will resume again in the Fall. Stay [ Read More ]
Robin Archambault will be here to discuss her book “Dear Autism: One Parent’s Journey” on May 30th at 7pm. The event will take place in the Herreshoff Community Room. Admission is free and copies of the book will be available for purchase. Archambault is the mother of two grown sons. [ Read More ]
On Wednesday, May 22, at 7:00 pm, in the Herreshoff Room, Peter Clavet, a Bristol resident, will read from his new book, Apocalypse Averted: Why there was no need to fret. This book is a collection of articles which appeared on his blog, “Corporations are People?” starting the day after [ Read More ]
Do computers drive you nuts? Every Tuesday night in May from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on the main floor computer help is available on a first come, first served bias. Kristin will help with Craigslist, beginning computer skills, Microsoft Office Programs, Apple Computers, downloading E-books, and even job searching [ Read More ]