East Meets West art docent program

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Nov. 12, 2018 The excellent Marsha Holm will be our docent exploring “the cultural and material exchanges between India and Europe through jewelry and precious objects from the seventeenth century to the present.” This exhibit is showing at the Legion of … Read More

Magritte draws a crowd

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More than 70 people attended the Friends of the Alameda Free Library’s August 13 Docent Lecture at the Main Library. The topic was SFMOMA’s “Rene Magritte: The Fifth Season.” Docent Avril Angevine gave a detailed account of the Belgian artist‘s … Read More

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.      

Friends tablecloth a gift from library director

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FAL has a nice new tablecloth featuring its new logo, thanks to the generosity of Library Director Jane Chisaki. The cloth had its first showing at the Friends book sale in October. Pictured with it are volunteers Peg Rosen and … Read More

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