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

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

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

President’s Message – July 2020

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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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