510 526 3720 x7 friendsalbany@yahoo.com

Friends of the Albany Library

Friends Sales and Events

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 book sales.

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

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

For more information about the Albany Branch of the Alameda County Library visit Albany | Alameda County Library (aclibrary.org)

 

 

UPCOMING LIBRARY EVENTS SUPPORTED BY THE FRIENDS

You may be interested in some upcoming programs.  There are fliers for some activities posted at the library. There are more details on the library’s events page. ​Events | Alameda County Library | BiblioCommons

 

Saturday, August 6th 2 PM – 4 PM
Crafts on the Patio
While no registration is required, both space and supplies are limited
Front patio – Marin Avenue side

 

Thursday, August 11th 3 PM – 5 PM
Explore and Learn in the Park
Designed for children 0-5 or children of any ages with special needs, and an adult companion, this program will MEET AT MEMORIAL PARK

 

 

Hold the Date – Next On-Site Book Sale will be on October 8th and 9th! 

Our next on-site book sale is planned for October 8th and 9th.

We will update this site once we firm up the hours for the sale and we get closer to the sale date.

We will be seeking volunteers from the Friends of the Albany Library, and assistance from the Library and the City.

As in prior sales, your contributions and support are much appreciated! We can’t do it without you! 

 

 

DROP-IN BOOK DONATIONS ACCEPTED!

Friends of the Albany Library are accepting drop-in donations on Thursdays between 1 PM – 3 PM at a table in the lobby.  If you are not able to come in on a Thursday, please contact us via email at friendsalbany@yahoo.com to make an appointment.
   

 

RESELLABLE DONATIONS ONLY PLEASE!

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.  

 


Get Involved!

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!