Meet New Book Sale Chair Peg Rosen

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Born and raised in San Francisco, Peg has been an avid reader as long as she can remember. “I discovered the Friends semi-annual book sales after my family moved to Alameda in 1998. Attending and buying during those sales immediately … Read More

FAL volunteers celebrated

The contributions of FAL volunteers were celebrated on a sunny July afternoon at Dragon Rouge restaurant flanking the estuary. Board President Karen Butter, Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer, Council Member Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, and Library Director Jane Chisaki spoke, thanking the … Read More

Donate books after Sept. 1

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The Friends appreciates the community’s generosity in donating so many books! So many, in fact, that the book donation room at the Main Library had to close temporarily until September 1. Please feel free to drop donations again after that … Read More

FAL Board Member Honora Murphy

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Meet FAL Board Member Honora Murphy What are your earliest memories of reading and books? My parents and siblings were great readers, and I followed their lead. Do you enjoy “actual” books? Ebooks? Both? I love the feel and smell … Read More

FAL Board Member Luzanne Engh

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Meet 2017 FAL Board Member Luzanne Engh What are your earliest connections to libraries? My appreciation for libraries began in junior high school when I joined the Library Club. As club members we read and reported on all new books … Read More

Degas Art Docent Lecture

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The Degas Art Docent Lecture on July 17, 2017 at the Alameda Free Library drew a standing room only crowd. The event was sponsored by Friends of the Alameda Free Library.