Thank You for Books Inc. Fundraiser

FAL’s fundraiser at Books Inc. on November 1st was a big success. With the stellar staff at Books Inc. and the many Alamedans who braved the rainy weather to support FAL, AUSD school libraries (over 85% of the books reserved … 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

President’s Message – November 2021

As this is the last newsletter for 2021, I want to look back on the past year and give a sneak peek at 2022. Without the ability to hold in-person events, we organized very successful Friends @ Home art docent … Read More

FAL Fundraiser at Books Inc. on Nov 1st!

Mark your calendars! November 1st, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. FAL Evening at Books Inc. Join us for our second annual fundraiser at Books Inc.! FAL will receive a percentage of the proceeds of all books sold during this 4-hour … Read More

Used Book Sale News!

Our amazing book sale committee volunteers, led by FAL board members Marcie Soslau and Carole Robie, are rethinking how to sell donated books. Though we may return to our large weekend sales at the O’Club in the future, in the … Read More

President’s Message – October 2021

The most frequent questions Board members receive are “When is the next book sale?”, “When will you accept book donations?”, and “When can I go to a Live @ the Library concert?” The pandemic put a halt to these well-loved … Read More

Judy Chicago Resources

Our September 13th art docent event featuring Judy Chicago and presented by Joyce Thorn was very fun and informative. After the event Ms. Thorn provided some links to additional information about the artist, including a recording of Judy Chicago speaking … Read More

FAL Maintaining the City’s Free Little Libraries

If you have noticed that the city’s Little Libraries look much improved and the contents regularly restocked, you are correct. Thanks to the efforts of FAL volunteer Stephen Johnson, all of the city’s Little Libraries have been repaired and refurbished … Read More

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