FAL Mourns the Loss of a Friend and Volunteer

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Jerrilyn Kaplan passed away on March 13, 2021 after a sudden illness. Jerri volunteered in the book sorting room on Monday mornings and loved her time there, including trading jigsaw puzzles with fellow volunteers. She continued to ask when the … Read More

President’s Message – April 2021

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The FAL Board issued a statement strongly condemning the violence against AAPI and other oppressed groups. In addition to the statement, Board members will contribute to Asian Americans Advancing Justice and support the Library’s purchase of materials from and about … Read More

The Friends Stand in Solidarity with the AAPI Community

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In a time of destruction, create something: a poem, a parade, a community, a school, a vow, a moral principle; one peaceful moment.” – Maxine Hong Kingston Friends of the Alameda Free Library is devastated about the recent tragic shootings … Read More

President’s Message – March 2021

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The February author and docent talks were outstanding. Since April 2020, we have had over 3,000 registrations for our events! A special recognition goes to the Rotary Club of Alameda for supporting the two wonderful February programs on Black artists … Read More

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