Meet Friends board member David Beall

What are your earliest memories of reading and books?  I grew up in Quincy, California, and I think the first book I really read was from the Plumas County Library: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol. I was about in … Read More

Meet FAL board member Eileen Savel

What are your earliest memories of reading and books? I remember my mother reading Robert Louis Stevenson poems from his collection, “A Child’s Garden of Verses” to me at the age of four. I enjoyed hearing “The Swing”, “The Land … Read More

Meet Friends board member Jo Winzenread

What are your earliest memories of reading and books? Our local library in our small Georgia town had a summer reading program every year. By the time I was 7 or 8, I had read all of the children’s books … Read More

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. Attending and buying during those sales immediately … Read More

FAL Board Member Honora Murphy

Meet FAL Board Member Honora Murphy What are your earliest memories of reading and books? My parents and siblings were great readers, and I followed their lead. Do you enjoy “actual” books? Ebooks? Both? I love the feel and smell … Read More

FAL Board Member Luzanne Engh

Meet 2017 FAL Board Member Luzanne Engh What are your earliest connections to libraries? My appreciation for libraries began in junior high school when I joined the Library Club. As club members we read and reported on all new books … Read More

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