President’s Message – June 2021

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President Biden has proposed massive legislation to rebuild our infrastructure and reshape the economy. Unfortunately, the legislation ignores the critical need for funding to build and modernize public libraries. A new bill, Build America’s Libraries Act, does just that. It … Read More

Our Spring Giving Campaign is Underway!

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Our spring campaign benefits the annual fund, which is the cornerstone of FAL’s fundraising efforts. What does it do? So much! The annual fund allows us to continue our ongoing support of the Alameda Free Library for the many programs … Read More

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

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