Welcome to the Friends of the West Roxbury Branch Library

The Friends is a volunteer organization that raises funds to provide and enrich adult and children’s programming, enhance the physical space and gardens of the library, and promote awareness of library events and services to the people of West Roxbury and the surrounding communities. We encourage you to become a member of the Friends!

Friends Programs

Author Talk: Ben Mezrich
Seven Wonders
Thursday, March 5
Reception at 6:30 pm; Talk 7:00 pm

Ben Mezrich—best known for his unique genre of nonfiction that describes fascinating young geniuses—discusses his latest book, Seven Wonders. A work of fiction, this is a “high-stakes thriller that races around the world to unlock the mystery that links the Seven Wonders of the World.”

Free copies of Seven Wonders will be given to the first 30 attendees in honor of the Friends’ 40th Anniversary


26th Annual Poetry Contest for All Ages
Theme: Missing Pieces

Submissions due by March 27, 2015
E-mail poems to FriendsoftheWestRoxburyLibrary@gmail.com, drop them by in person, or mail to the Poetry Contest, WR Branch Library, 1961 Centre Street, West Roxbury 02132

Awards Ceremony: Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 pm

Click here for full details


West Roxbury Reads 2015 . . . The Giver by Lois Lowry
Stay tuned for a complete schedule of events, but meantime:
Save the Date: Thursday, April 30
Keynote Author Event: Lois Lowry
Further details to be announced



Library Programs