The library is still closed, but a new Library Takeout service is now available to patrons! Please visit the library's website to check for your contact-free curbside pickup.
  • New "Friends @ Home"
    Online Programming
    Starting in May, the Friends began to move some of its most popular programs - namely, art docent talks and author events - to an online format.

    Check out our upcoming Friends @ Home programs on our Events page!
  • Online Summer Book Sale is Live!
    We are now selling used books through our Facebook page! Books must be reserved and purchased online, and then porch delivery can be arranged (for Alameda residents only).

    New books are posted every Mon-Thurs, so be sure to check out our page frequently!
  • Help the Friends of the Alameda Library Save Money!
    It costs $1.25 to print and mail each copy of our
    monthly newsletter. Money for printing all of the
    newsletters could go to library programs that FAL

    If you receive the printed newsletter and can switch
    to the emailed version, please let us know by sending
    your email address to: info@alamedafriends.com.


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

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