Books in Bloom 2023


Join the Wellesley Free Library Foundation at our Opening Night Reception on Friday, May 12, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. in the Library we love! This is a 21+ event. Experience and explore the WFL in a unique way viewing stunning floral interpretations of your favorite books by talented local florists.

Evening highlights include:

· an open bar

· a delicious raw bar presented by Jeremy Sewall, Row 34 Chef-Owner

· an incredible spread by Wasik’s Cheese Shop 

· fun and delectable baked goods by Ware Baking Co.

· and live music by the award-winning Wellesley High School MTB Jazz Trio

Tickets are $75.00 per person or $100 for 2 people. Sponsorship packages are available. Thank you so much for your support of The Library Foundation. The proceeds raised at Books In Bloom will fund the enhancements that make our Library extraordinary.

The Library Foundation. We take what you love and make it better.

For more information please contact: Michelle Harris, Director of Development • (781) 235-1610 x1127



Books in Bloom Committee Members

Kara Reinhardt Block Seana Gupta Susan Nock
Cathy Bueker Keith Higgins Alina Nucera
Mike Casey Amanda Kennedy Jennifer O’Shea
Carol Carlson Chrissie Lawrence Alexa Plenge
Stephanie Flynn Laurel Lyle Elizabeth A. W. Rogers
Mark Grover Amiee Munro Linda Wilkins


Thank you to our Sponsors


Platinum Bloom Sponsor


Gold Bloom Sponsors




Pedestal Sponsors

John and Catherine Bueker
David Harding and Julie Marriott
Lisa and Justin Harrison
Shawn Herlihy and Linda Wilkins
Keith F. Higgins
Jan Gleysteen Architects
Bloom Patrons

Kelly W. Barry, Esq.
Kara Reinhardt Block and Jason Block
Amy Fuller Boyd
Mike Casey and Lisa Hughes
Colin and Stephanie Flynn
Timothy Fulham and Lise Olney
Mark and Kerrie Grover
William and Anne Horn
Ann and Peter Howley
Alyson and David Jenkins
Amanda and Sam Kennedy
Kevin and Katherine Macdonald
Bill and Amiee Munro
Alina and Bryce Nucera
Alexa and Robert Plenge
Michael Racette and Maura Murphy
Carey and Ann Rappaport
Harry Sherr and Cynthia Strauss
Pamela and Craig Stirrat
Special Thanks
Card My Yard, Needham 
Row 34
Ware Baking Co.
Wasik’s Cheese Shop

QUESTIONS?  Please contact The Library Foundation Development Office:
781.235.1610 x 1127