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

Rogers Free Library has special hours for the holiday season.     December 24, 2014 – CLOSED December 25, 2014 – CLOSED December 29, 2014 – Closing at 5p.m. January 1, 2015 – CLOSED Thank you to Mr & Mrs Vincent Geremia for the lovely holiday decor around  our library!

Rogers Free Library Adult Book Discussion Group The group meets the last Wednesday of every month at 3 & 7pm (unless otherwise noted) in the Herreshoff Community room. Reading group is open to everyone. The group is held in round robin style and is very fun. A limited copy of the  [ Read More ]

Bristol Warren Regional School District will provide free Outreach screening for all 3,4 and 5 year old preschoolers at the Rogers Free Library on the second Wednesday of each month from 9-12.    The screening is an assessment in the five areas of development: General Developmental Skills, Social Emotional, Speech and  [ Read More ]

Animal Experience Meet Dave Marchetti’s turtles, snakes, lizards,  some small mammals and… WALLY THE ALLIGATOR! This is a hands-on experience you won’t forget! Ages 4 & up, no registration required.   Tuesday December 30 at 10:30am in the Herreshoff Community Room

Did you know Rogers Free Library offers free & discounted admission to local museums? To see a full list of our passes click HERE. Here are some highlights:     Capron Zoo A mere 35  minutes from Bristol, the Capron Zoo is great for the whole family. Admission to the zoo  [ Read More ]

Tech help will be available again on Tuesdays from 6-7pm in January 2015. Bring your devices and questions or just sit in and listen! Help is available for all tablets, Smartphones, Windows & Apple computers! Questions? Contact Kristin:

Do you own a tablet or Smartphone? Did you know the library offers FREE e-books, audio books, music and streaming VIDEO?? Check out the collections here: E-book Fiction E-book Non-Fiction Audio Fiction Audio Non-Fiction Video Music Help will be available on Tuesdays in January with Kristin. For more info, contact  [ Read More ]