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


Love Notes
Music for Valentine’s Day by the Swing Fever Trio

Thursday, February 11, at 2 pm

Enjoy the music of Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rogers, Duke Ellington, and more
Free and open to all; refreshments served


27th Annual Poetry Contest for All Ages
2016 theme: Mirrors/Windows
Submission dates of poems: Feb. 15 to March 11
Watch here for additional details


Author Talk: Poet Mary Pinard
Reading and discussion of poems from Portal

Monday, April 11, at 6:30
Free and open to all; books available for purchase


27th Annual Poetry Contest for All Ages
Awards Ceremony

Monday, May 2, at 6:30
Awards in categories K–8, adults, and seniors
Free and open to all


Library Programs

West Roxbury Library Music Series

Swing Fever Trio (see above: Love Notes)


Joel Davidson
A mix of classical and popular pieces on the keyboard.
Thursday, March 3, at 6:30 pm


David Polansky: Music through the Decades
Music from important eras of American history.
Thursday, March 24, at 2 pm