Rogers Free Library

Bristol, Rhode Island

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 ]

Upcoming Events

Presented by Rogers Free Library in partnership with Roger Williams University & the Friends of Rogers Free library: An Evening with Dawn Tripp October 5th, 2016 Haven’t read her books? Come see our display and check them out! This event is part of the Jane Boddell Memorial Endowment Series. Time for  [ Read More ]

Teen Book Club    The Teen Book Club for readers in 6th grade to 12th grade will return this fall. This book club is a chance for readers to get together and have some fun talking about books and getting ideas for more books to read! With pizza and prizes!!  [ Read More ]

Cookbook Club On Wednesday October 19th at 6:30pm, join us for our very first cookbook book club! Participants pick their favorite cookbook, bring a dish (and the book) to the club and we will discuss & eat!  We will supply napkins, plates and plastic cutlery. Please email us if you are  [ Read More ]

Origami USA presents Origami by Children featuring a very special young man from Bristol Nicholas Grover! Come see the exhibit in our main floor foyer! The pieces will be here until October 4th! Don’t miss it!  

Knitting Group Join us for a knitting group Thursdays . We will meet 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Quiet Study on the main floor. Drop in with a project or just come to chat and share ideas. Questions? Contact Kristin

Do you love to color?  Do you have a stash of art supplies you never get around to using? Join us Thursday mornings from 9:30-11am for a session of stress busting Adult Coloring. You can choose coloring pages from books we have and make a copy to color or bring  [ Read More ]

A nurse from Visiting Nurses of Newport and Bristol Counties FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. September 14th from 11am-12pm Fall Schedule: October 12 November 2 December 7