Donate to FORL with AmazonSmile!

Donate to FORL with AmazonSmile! All of our great programming, building improvements and publicity, including the maintenance for this website, are made possible with donations from our supporters.  There are many ways to donate to the Friends.  You can either make an in-kind or monetary donation or become a Friends member. But Read More

Books about LGBT Pride

Books about LGBT Pride Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month is celebrated each year to honor the Stonewall riots in Manhattan on June 28, 1969, and works to achieve equal justice and opportunity for LGBT Americans. The following books are either about the LGBT experience and/or written by Read More

Book Reading with Anne D. Emerson

Book Reading with Anne D. Emerson Thursday, June 25 at 6pm Roslindale Branch Library Letters from Erastus: Field Notes on Grace, written by Erastus Hopkins’ great-great granddaughter Anne D. Emerson of Boston, is woven around twenty-two letters written by Hopkins to his daughters in the 1850s and 60s in Northampton, Massachusetts. Read More

Books about Caribbean Heritage

Books about Caribbean Heritage June is Caribbean Heritage Month, and to celebrate we are highlighting some books that are either about Caribbean culture and history or books written by well-known Caribbean authors. All these books can be borrowed from the Roslindale Branch Library. Adult Conquistadora By Esmeralda Santiago Drawn to Read More