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

Have you always wanted to try Yoga, but never knew where or how to begin? If so, please join us for three FREE Introduction to Yoga classes in May. The type of Yoga being practiced is kripalu yoga. Kripalu Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga using inner focus, meditation, standard Yoga poses, breath work, “development  [ Read More ]

Visiting Nurse Service of Bristol and Newport County host a drop-in free blood pressure clinic on May 1st. The clinic will be in the main lobby from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Until 1883 Plains Indian warriors recounted their brave deeds by painting pictographic stories on their war shirts and tipis.  When they were given paper, the pictures became more detailed.  Since paper was scarce, they often drew their stories on the pages of accountants’ books.  In the twentieth century, this was  [ Read More ]

Rogers Free Library Adult Book Discussion Group  will meet on Wednesday April 30,2014  to discuss THE UNLIKELY PILGIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY by RACHEL JOYCE Discussions are at 3pm and 7pm in the Herreshoff Community Room. Feel free to join us at either time. Please arrive a few minutes early to sign in.  Copies of  [ Read More ]

Visiting Nurses Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will hold a FREE class for the public called “Preventing Type 2 Diabetes” Tuesday April 29, 2014 9:30-11:30 Please RSVP at (401)-682-2100 Visiting Nurses Services of Newport & Bristol Counties also offer free blood pressure screenings every first Thursday of the month  [ Read More ]

Monday, April 21 Make your own Birdhouse   On Monday, at 10:30 a.m. in the Herreshoff Community Room, Linda Hall, a graduate of URI master gardener’s program, will host a talk on birds and will build coffee can birdhouses with the children.   This program is suggested for children aged  [ Read More ]

“Wednesday Nights at the Movies” presents: 03/12/2014 LEE DANIELS, THE BUTLER As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, family, and American society.            [ Read More ]