Storytime in the Park

Stay tuned for more dates for our awesome Storytime in the Park! Thanks for coming. We hope you enjoyed it!

Staff Review

Here it is-the hot new thing. I am surely in the minority when I say, I didn’t like it!  The first 100 pages were too slow for my taste. As I kept reading, I realized this was going to be one of those books with a twist at the end (predictably so because this book certainly wasn’t about great writing) and that is exactly what happened. I kind of saw it coming.  However, I enjoyed the scenery because I am always intrigued by books set in the south! Check it out!

Heart of Iron – Ashley Poston

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Heart of Iron (Heart of Iron, #1)Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is not an Anastasia retelling. It is inspired by Anastasia those are two very different things and I don’t want people to be misled before going into the book and have it negatively affect their opinion. If it was retelling we would’ve met Anastasia as a small child and progressed through the book until we finally saw her entire family murdered. That is more or less where history ends because despite the research no one truly knows what happened to Anastasia. Many believe that she died that day with her family, but those optimistic few take it upon themselves to create a happier story for her.

Heart of iron is a continuation of the lost princesses story. It is a what if. What if she escaped that day? What if she was picked up by a group…

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Searching Our Website

Are you on our website and cannot seem to find what you are looking for? Did you know there is a faster way to find items other than going through the menus?

While on our website, keep your eye on the right side of the site and scroll down a bit. Right under our social media buttons you will see a search bar. Type in a word or two (less is more) and the site will direct your search. For example, if you wish to see the Bristol High School yearbooks, simply type yearbooks. That will bring you to our Special Collections page. Click on the link and you will see the yearbooks archive.

Here is what the search bar looks like:

Drag Queen Story Hour Protocol

The Drag Queen Story Hour will be held in the Herreshoff Community Room of Rogers Free Library on June 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm. The Drag Queen who will be reading at Rogers Free Library is Ramona Mirage. For the safety and enjoyment of all of our patrons, we ask that you please take note of the following policies and procedures:

All children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

The maximum capacity of the Herreshoff Community Room is 60 people. Patrons will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis; there is no pre-registration for this event.

The doors to the Herreshoff Community Room will open fifteen (15) minutes prior to the start of the event. Patrons are asked to form a line outside the Herreshoff Community Room if they arrive before the doors have opened.

Should we reach the maximum capacity of the room, no additional patrons will be admitted.

If there is sufficient interest, a second story time will be held immediately following the first for patrons who were unable to attend the first event.

Rogers Free Library is committed to providing a welcoming and safe experience for all its patrons. In order to maintain a suitable environment for providing library services, we require that patrons not obstruct others in their use of the library and not interfere with the operation of the library. To maintain a welcoming and safe environment, the following actions are examples of conduct not allowed on Library property:

  • Disruptive, disorderly, harassing, or threatening behavior.
  • Engaging in any activity in violation of Federal, State, local or other applicable law, or Library policy.
  • Carrying firearms or weapons of any type (except by law enforcement officers).
  • Being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol, and selling, using, or possessing illegal drugs or selling alcohol, cigarettes, or marijuana.

Authorized Library staff and/or law enforcement officers may intervene to stop prohibited activities and behaviors.

For the safety of our patrons, staff, and volunteers, especially the children who will be in attendance, protestors are asked to remain on the sidewalk in front of the library. Rogers Free Library respects the right of every individual to express their beliefs and ideas, including through peaceful protests. Individuals may exercise their right to protest during the event so long as protestors do not engage in conduct that disrupts library operations or endangers the safety of others.