• Like books? Like moving books?
    FAL is looking for a volunteer with a large vehicle and a strong back to move a few dozen boxes of books once a week.
  • Next used book sale: May 3-5, 2019
    Book donations now welcome!!
  • Explore the cultural and material exchanges between India and Europe through jewelry and precious objects from the seventeenth century to the present
    East Meets West Art Docent Lecture
    Monday Nov. 12
  • Live @ the Library
    September 15
    November 17
    December 8
    Concerts all sold out!!
    Thank you Alameda


Friends of the Alameda Library is a non-profit organization committed to supporting the city of Alameda’s libraries through fundraising, volunteerism and advocacy.

Latest News from FAL

Summer reading program drew 2400 participants

Thanks to Alameda City Councilmember Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft for this photo and account of the Aug. 1 event celebrating the 2018 Summer Reading Program… Celebrating Alameda Free Library’s Summer Readers tonight at the “O”... Read More