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

Teen Fantasy / Science Fiction Book Club Read a book, see the movie!  “I am Legend” by Robert Matheson is the book that was made in to a movie starring Will Smith.  The meeting to discuss and see the movie is in the Herreshoff Community Room on Monday, August 4  [ Read More ]

Writing at the Library A creative writing class for teens and adults returns to the library on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. Greg Allen, a graduate student, will lead the class through out the summer. On July 24, focus will be on creating a character.  No sign up is needed.  The  [ Read More ]

Teen Summer Reading   Readers, from enter middle school to high school can enter the teen summer reading contest!  It is a simple plan.  First, read a book, then fill out an entry form at the library, in the teen area.  Every Friday at about 12:30, from July 11 to  [ Read More ]

Learn to Play Cribbage Miss Nancy will be teaching this classic card game to children in the second grade and up. She will be on the main floor on Wednesday, July 30 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the main floor of the library. Sign ups are not needed!

A Summer of Sizzling Shows   As a part of the summer reading Program, Rogers Free Library is pleased to present many performers for children and their parents.  There are 3 great shows coming up!  Biomes Marine Biology Center will have a show on Friday, July 25th at 10:30.  This  [ Read More ]

Kickemuit Middle School There is a special display of Kickemuit Middle School required Summer reading on the main floor. The books can be taken out with a valid library card. Please take only two at a time and plan on finishing the books in three weeks so that other students have  [ Read More ]

              Fizz! Boom! Read! Summer Science Carnival    The amazing summer reading program for children of all ages begins on Monday, July 7 and runs for 6 weeks ending with the fabulous parade on August 15th.  From 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, on weekdays, children  [ Read More ]

Join us again this year for the Adult Reading Summer Program! We will award weekly prizes AND at the end of summer, we will give away a Kindle Fire HD!!!   Here are the details: ROGERS FREE LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING CONTEST “LITERARY ELEMENTS” 1. Read three books or listen  [ Read More ]