• Support our book sales
    Help FAL find a new, secure, inexpensive storage place for used books and materials in between book sales.
  • Next used book sale: May 3-5, 2019
    Book donations now welcome!!
  • Through their influential designs, they became sought after for their skill in making technology humane, exciting and accessible.
    Next Art Docent Feb. 11:
    Designers Charles & Ray Eames
  • Black Women Leaders: Our Stories
    Join us Sunday, Feb. 24 for a panel discussion with three accomplished Black Alamedans
    Christine Chilcott
    Ardella Dailey
    Vickie R. Smith


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

Gauguin: Rule-breaker extraordinaire

On December 10 in the Stafford Room of the main library, popular docent Marsha Holm presented “Paul Gauguin: A Spiritual Journey” from the Legion of Honor Museum. She began by asking the large... Read More