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

Two sessions with Bristol’s own famous cartoonist, Steve Brosnihan: August 8th for 4th grade & up in the Community Meeting Room. No registration required.

HANDS ON MAD SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS & CRAFTS WITH MS. CHARLOTTE & TEEN VOLUNTEERS Fridays, August 1st and 8th @ 9:30am in the Community Meeting Room. Ages 4 & up. No registration needed.

Come join Dave Marchetti & his turtles, snakes, lizards & alligators. Hands-on!

  Join Miss Molly at 10:30am in the Children’s Room for some exciting tales! Geared toward ages 2-5, no registration needed. (No unattended children please.)  

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]