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

West Roxbury Reads 2015 . . . The Giver by Lois Lowry
Capstone Event: Author Talk by Lois Lowry
Thursday, April 30
Reception at 6:30 pm in the library lecture hall
Talk at 7 pm in the Lyndon School Auditorium across the street

For the full schedule of events throughout April, click here


26th Annual Poetry Contest for All Ages:
Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 pm

This Year’s Theme: Missing Pieces

All are welcome

Click here for full contest details


Library Lawn Party
Celebrate the Friends’ 40th Anniversary
Saturday, May 9, at 2 pm
Rain or shine

Refreshments and Fond Memories
All are welcome


Friends’ Annual Used Book Sale
Great used books for all ages!
Friends Members–only Reception and Sale:
Monday, June 1, 6 to 8 pm

Sale Hours:
Tuesday, June 2: 10 am to 6 pm
Wednesday, June 3: 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday, June 4: 12 noon to 8 pm
Friday, June 5: 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday, June 6: 9 am to 1 pm


Library Programs