Help wanted: Volunteers to plan concert series

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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

Friends bask in the Sun

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FAL enjoyed some publicity on the front page of the Alameda Sun recently, with an opportunity to describe our organization and how we support Alameda’s libraries. Click here to see the story.      

Digital headliners installed thanks to Friends fundraising

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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

FAL volunteers celebrated

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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