FAL Week at Books Inc.: November 2-8

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In an exciting new partnership, Books Inc. Alameda has graciously offered the Friends of the Alameda Free Library a unique fundraising opportunity. From November 2 through November 8 we will be celebrating “FAL Week at Books Inc.” During this week, … Read More

Storytime Rabbits of Long Ago

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Like many children’s stories, this one begins with “Once upon a time” — but this isn’t a hare-brained story of imagination. It is a real story about the real rabbits that once lived in our library. There once lived a … 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

Used Book Sale Reimagined!

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We are so excited to announce that we are bringing our used book store to you, online! It took a lot of planning and work, but we made it. We have moved all used book sale activity from Facebook to … Read More

Friends Mourn the Passing of Charles Murphy

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The FAL Board sends our deepest sympathy to board member Honora Murphy and her family for the loss of her beloved husband Charles. Honora and Charles were married for 70 years and raised 14 children. Charles, a 56 year resident … Read More

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