• Live @ the Library
    Fall jazz concerts featuring renowned local and international instrumental and vocal artists.
  • Used Book Sale
    Find great used books at our biannual used
    book sale and support programs at
    the Alameda Free Library.

    Join us on Oct. 20 - 22, 2017!
  • Dewey’s Friends Café
    Enjoy coffee, tea, soft drinks, sandwiches and other goodies, newspapers and free WiFi at Dewey’s Friends Café! Run by volunteers, proceeds support library programs.


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

Meet New Book Sale Chair Peg Rosen

Born and raised in San Francisco, Peg has been an avid reader as long as she can remember. “I discovered the Friends semi-annual book sales after my family moved to Alameda in 1998.... Read More