Alameda Free Library

Library ‘Take Out’ Now Open for Readers

Jun 18,2020

As of Monday, Alameda Free Library cardholders can make appointments to pick up items at the Main Library. Materials must be placed on hold in advance. Request materials online or at (510) 747-7740 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between noon and 5 p.m.

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Learn What to Expect from the Next ‘Big One’

Apr 18,2019

Alameda Free Library, Wonderfest.org and the Friends of the Alameda Free Library present a Social Science event series, “California and the ‘Big One’” on Sunday, April 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Alameda students can experience a Youth Code Camp coming up at the library.

Youth Code Camp Slated for Dec. 5

Nov 29,2018

The Alameda Free Library will present a Youth Code Camp in the computer lab for an additional week. Especially designed for youth from ages 7 to 18, the program includes an open invitation for parents to join the fun. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The Tinker Bus, a former school bus turned STEAM laboratory and classroom, will visit libraries on upcoming Saturdays.

Tinker Bus to Visit the Alameda Free Library

Nov 01,2018

The Alameda Free Library and Tinker Bus have teamed up to bring a working science, technology, art and mathmatics (STEAM) lab to all three branch libraries on the first Saturday of November, December and January.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Before the Flood, a 96-minute documentary, premieres at Alameda Library this Sunday.

See Documentary Before Release in Theaters

Oct 04,2018

The Alameda Free Library will present a free screening of the documentary film Before the Flood featuring Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Meet raptors, rodents, reptiles and other creatures at the library this Saturday.

Zoo Day at the Alameda Free Library

Mar 22,2018

The Alameda Free Library will host animal visitors this Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Children’s Department of the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. Families will have the opportunity to meet animals from the Oakland Zoo at 11 a.m., Wild Things, Inc.

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