Call for Board Members

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The Friends of the Alameda Free Library (FAL) is accepting applications from members of the Alameda community who would like to serve on our Board of Directors. We are looking for applicants who reflect the diversity of the Alameda community … Read More

FAL Mourns the Loss of a Friend and Volunteer

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Jerrilyn Kaplan passed away on March 13, 2021 after a sudden illness. Jerri volunteered in the book sorting room on Monday mornings and loved her time there, including trading jigsaw puzzles with fellow volunteers. She continued to ask when the … Read More

FAL Welcomes New Board Member Marcie Soslau

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We warmly welcome Marcie Soslau as our newest board member. Marcie comes from Philadelphia, the birthplace of the public library. She previously volunteered for her children’s public school fundraising programs. She has spent a lot of time working with children, … Read More

Lunch for the Librarians

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To celebrate National Library Week, FAL delivered lunch to our creative, hardworking and dedicated librarians on April 12. Pictured are library associates Shirley Wong, Paulette Brewer and Ella Norris. Thanks for all you do!