Summer Book Sale! June 21-22, 2024

Friday, June 21, 2024 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22 2024 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Alameda Free Library Main Branch, 1550 Oak Street, in the Stafford Room No charge for entry. Low prices on quality used … Read More

The Big Used Book Sale Was a Great Success!

The Big Sale at the O’Club in October was a huge success, with a steady stream of shoppers all weekend long. It was a pleasure to be back in person, to meet everyone who came to shop, and to see … Read More

Holiday Book Boxes Are Back at Books for Friends!

Open Thursday – Saturday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Books for Friends (BFF) is our used book shop in the main library. The curated books are in exceptional, almost-new condition. $100 Holiday Book Boxes are back! Stop in or call … Read More

Summer Pop-Up Book Sale a Big Success

Our Pop-Up Book Sale on Saturday, June 25, was a big success for all ages! Our theme for this sale was “Summer Reading” and books of all genres were featured. A curated selection of books from the Lawrence Reh collection … Read More

Books For Friends is Officially Open!

Books for Friends (BFF), a used bookshop that supports the Alameda Free Library, celebrated its grand opening on June 23-25. BFF is led and managed by volunteers from Friends of the Alameda Free Library (FAL) and is located across from … Read More

Pop-Up Book Sales Are a Hit!

We held our first-ever themed pop-up book sale on March 12! It was very successful, with many shoppers finding a great selection of almost new books at very affordable prices. More pop-up sales are coming and will be held at … Read More

Books for Friends is Now Open!

We’re very excited to share the news that Books for Friends (BFF) opened on March 17 at the main library! Open hours: Thursdays, 12 – 4 p.m. Fridays, 12 – 4 p.m. Saturdays, 12 – 4 p.m. Find our new, … Read More

BIG News from the Book Sale Committee

Books for Friends (BFF) We are very excited about our new used book sale space, Books for Friends. It will open Thursday, March 17th, at noon, and will be open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 12-4 pm. You can find BFF … Read More

Used Book Sales – Big News!

After a year and a half of doing our best with online used book sales, the Used Book Sale committee has scheduled many sales opportunities for 2022. We are really excited about this book sale comeback and know you will … Read More

Used Book Store Coming Soon!

We will be opening a small used book store in the library near Dewey’s Cafe. We are planning a soft opening sometime in January 2022. Updates will be made on our website and in the January e-newsletter (to sign up … Read More