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

Could you be the next American Idol? Are you better than the performers on Glee? Whatever you talent, we need you! Come to perform or to watch the free show!  For Teens and Adults Singing – Musical performance – Poetry – Acting – Dance   Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:00 pm Herreshoff Community Room  [ Read More ]

Thursday Night Write Returns on November 6th, 13th and 20th   6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. near the Quiet Study Room on the main floor   Come for writing prompts, books to read and we can workshop any of your writings!   For Teens and Adults!

Spooky Teen Read Alouds By teens for teens This week: H. P. Lovecraft Stories Saturday, November 1, 2014 Main Floor 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Refreshments served. Come to help chose new stories for the coming weeks!  

Representatives from HealthSource RI will be at the library on Thursday, November 6, 2014,  12:00-1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. On November 6, there will be a powerpoint presentation and a question and answer period.  On December 3, in addition to the presentation and  [ Read More ]

  The Rogers Free Library is pleased to provide passes to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.  It is the perfect way to  experience art and beauty at one of Boston’s leading cultural destinations.  The pass allows up to four adults to enter at the cost of $5.00 per adult.  Children  [ Read More ]

Visiting Nurses Services of Bristol & Newport Counties will be here on Wednesday 11/5 to take your blood pressure! There is no charge for this service. Screening run 11am-12pm on the main floor of the library.

Join Kristin Tuesday nights in November for free tech help! Tech help is open to everyone and runs from 6-7pm in the Quiet Study. Feel free to bring in tablets, Smartphones, e-readers or laptops. If you don’t own any tech gadgets you are more than welcome to listen or ask questions.  [ Read More ]

Adult Reading 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. Questions? Contact Cheryl Daigle-Stein 401-253-6948 Next up: THE REBEL  [ Read More ]