510 526 3720 x7 friendsalbany@yahoo.com

Friends of the Albany Library

Friends Sales and Events

                                                     

                                        OUR ONSITE BOOK SALE NOV 6 & 7, 2021

                  WAS A GREAT SUCCESS THANKS TO VOLUNTEERS, SHOPPERS and CITY and LIBRARY staff!

                           We sold thousands of books and other items, and hope for more sales soon. 

                          

                                                                   LIMITED DONATIONS RESUME!

       Starting  Sept 16 donations will be accepted in the main lobby on Tuesdays & Thursdays 1pm-3pm.             Some Saturday donations are available by appointment at least one day in advance; email                                              friendsalbany@yahoo.com                 We will accept up to 5 boxes.

                                          Please donate ONLY items in RESELLABLE CONDITION.   

 

                   Also, the Friends are unable to access phone messages while the library is closed.                                                                    Please send an email instead if you wish to contact us.                     

                   

                           

                        UPCOMING LIBRARY EVENTS SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS  

                                                                  NO FRIENDS EVENTS SCHEDULED YET 

 

  

                     RESELLABLE  DONATIONS ONLY PLEASE!

      When you have items to donate, please do NOT DONATE items that are so worn that they cannot be sold.             For items that are not saleable, we suggest the recycle bin, or the El Cerrito Recycling Center.                                                                                  Thank you for your understanding.  

 

 


 

 

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Volunteer

We always need volunteers, and there are always plenty of interesting tasks! We especially need volunteers to help sort our large backlog of books.

Sort & Price

Sorting and pricing is a very important task.  Help us out!

Become A Member

We heartily welcome new members!

Welcome, from the Friends of the Albany Library (FAL)

The Friends’s purpose is to benefit the library by selling books and other materials in the library, on the Internet, and during on-site booksales.

Many thanks to our volunteers and shoppers for making our most recent onsite sale a big success!

FAL operations and most of our sales take place at 1247 Marin Ave, Albany CA 94706.

Call us at 510.526.3720, extn 7 – after library reopens.  Our office is not “staffed” – leave a message and we’ll call you back.

The Albany Library is part of the Alameda County Library system, for more information including directions, visit http://www.aclibrary.org/

 

 

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