James Henry got kids and adults alike moving during his Samba program at the West End Library July 26.
This fall will mark the tenth anniversary season of Alameda’s Live @ the Library concert series. This highly successful set of events brings well-known musical artists to the Alameda Main Library for three separate concerts, usually held in September, October … Read More
FAL will host a talk at the Main Library on March 12 featuring docents from the Legion of Honor in San Francisco discussing a new exhibit: Casanova: The Seduction of Europe. The visual presentation and talk will start at 6:30 … Read More
FAL has a nice new tablecloth featuring its new logo, thanks to the generosity of Library Director Jane Chisaki. The cloth had its first showing at the Friends book sale in October. Pictured with it are volunteers Peg Rosen and … Read More
Honora Murphy, a founder of the Friends of the Alameda Free Library and a dynamic leader of volunteer efforts around education, libraries, disability advocacy and civic involvement in Alameda for 50 years, was honored by the Alameda City Council with … Read More
On Oct. 17 the Alameda City Council approved a proclamation designating Oct. 15-21, 2017, to be Friends of the Library Appreciation Week. In attendance to accept the proclamation from Mayor Trish Spencer were Friends representatives Cindy Silva, Karen Manuel, Kumar … Read More
Last year, Library Director Jane Chisaki requested digital flat screens for each library to update patrons on events, programs, and calendar changes. The cost including installation, was about $10,000. The Friends’ “Ten Years, Already?!” campaign (celebrating the first decade of … Read More
The contributions of FAL volunteers were celebrated on a sunny July afternoon at Dragon Rouge restaurant flanking the estuary. Board President Karen Butter, Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer, Council Member Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, and Library Director Jane Chisaki spoke, thanking the … Read More