Get a detailed review of the life of Benjamin Franklin from his birth to his death given by expert historian Nolan Asch. Explore the important role as a Founding Father Benjamin Franklin took, in the founding of the United States. In addition to being a founding father, Ben Franklin was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat. Learn... More
Join mystery writer and former English professor, Peggy Ehrhart, for a look at how far women have come in the world of the mystery novel. Following the presentation there will be an opportunity to purchase the author’s latest book. A percentage of sales will go to the Friends of the Roxbury Public Library to support future programming. Registration Info: Registration... More
Our longstanding fear of sharks has always been evident in literature, and in countless movies and TV shows – perhaps most prominently in the movie “Jaws” and Discovery Channel’s popular “Shark Week” series. Dean Fessler, marine biologist and education director at the Shark Institute, a non-profit education and shark advocacy group will separate... More
Join us as accomplished musician, E. Zoe Hassman an innovative, ground-breaking solo cellist performs a conversation, audience–friendly cello recital with a smorgasbord of music from pop to jazz to classical and beyond to fulfill her life’s mission: to make a difference and enrich and uplift her listeners. Zoe Hassman received her Bachelor’s... More
Join us for the third in the Roxbury Public Library’s monthly Tech Talk series, where our speaker, Andrew Polcaro, will discuss breakthrough technologies now and on the horizon. Registration is requested. To register, call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail email@example.com. read more ...
Did your invitation to the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markel, get lost in the mail? Join us at the Roxbury Public Library on Saturday, May 19 at 10AM to watch a re-run of the royal wedding while we discuss the good, the bad and the ugly. Light refreshments will be served. Dress the part or not. There will be an opportunity to have your photo taken... More