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

Casey Farm Project Chick Program On Wednesday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Herreshoff Meeting Room, a teacher for Casey Farm will have a slide show presentation on chicken development and behavior.  This is followed by a display of eggs from ostrich eggs to hummingbird eggs.  There will be  [ Read More ]

Make a Marble Roller Coaster To celebrate Rhode Island Library Day, the library is hosting a Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art program on Saturday, March 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the Herreshoff Room.  Students, from the third grade and up, will help design and create a Rube Goldberg  [ Read More ]

To all patrons of Rogers Free Library: Return all library materials that are overdue on Saturday, March 28th during library hours (9am–5pm) and no fines or fees will be assessed that day and that day only!       

A nurse from the Visiting Nurses of Bristol & Newport County will be at the library Wednesday April 1st from 11-12 to take free blood pressure screening! Join us on the main floor for this FREE service.

On March 28, Rogers Free Library will celebrate RHODE ISLAND LIBRARY DAY! Library day is a RILA supported initiative the encourages libraries like us to showcase services and programs to the community.   Join us at 10:30 for Rube Goldberg Marble Roller Coaster from the Rhode Island Museum of Science &  [ Read More ]

Come visit the 3rd floor to see a very special genealogy display! We have made this display to promote the Bristol Historical Society’s 5 week program! Remember our library offers ancestry.com & a special collection room dedicated to Bristol history! Bristol Historical Society presents: MARCH 2015 IS GENEALOGY MONTH AT BH&PS!! March  [ Read More ]

“TUESDAY Night at the Movies”   Adult movie night returns. This year, join TED DELANEY AND AMISH TRIVEDI on Tuesday nights in March & April. This year’s films include Birdman, Big Night, Whiplash, the Visitor, a Late Quartet and Another Year. Movies are always free and take place in the  [ Read More ]

Rogers Free Library Adult Book Discussion Group Reading group is open to everyone. The group is held in round robin style and is very fun. A limited copy of the book is available at the library. Questions? Contact Cheryl Daigle-Stein 401-253-6948 Click HERE for the updated list of  book selections for 2014-2015 Join  [ Read More ]