Used Book Sale Reimagined!

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

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

Kahlo Zoom Event Red Hot

Registrations for the Friends’ virtual art docent lecture on Frida Kahlo on July 13th were adding up so fast that the Friends had to increase capacity of its Zoom licenses from 100 attendees to 500. It turned out that even … Read More

President’s Message – August 2020

As Library supporters, we realize how much we depend upon going to the Library. Now we are all learning about checking out books with the new Takeout service, exploring the many databases and articles available from home, and virtually checking … Read More

President’s Message – July 2020

We are now three months into the COVID-19 crisis adjusting and cancelling our programs to stay safe. The FAL (Friends of the Alameda Free Library) Board and its outstanding volunteers have had to think creatively to stay connected with the … Read More

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