Library Board

To act as stewards for the Alameda Free Library and advise the City Council on matters pertaining to the library.


Regular Meeting Schedule
Every two months on the second Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Alameda Free Library in conference room 224.


Strategic Plans

    Strategic Plan 2020-2025(PDF, 2MB)

Strategic Plan 2009-2014(PDF, 294KB)

Strategic Plan 2014-2019(PDF, 95KB)


How to Become a Commissioner
To apply, download and complete an application form and submit it to the City Clerk's office.  Additional information on the application and appointment process is available here


To forward information to Board Members, please email or contact: Jane Chisaki, Library Director,
(510) 747-7777



Members First Appointment Current Term Expires
 Amber Bales 07/05/2017 06/30/2022
 Kathleen Kearney 09/15/2015 06/30/2023
 Joyce McConeghey 11/27/2018 06/30/2023
 Dimple Kanji 9/21/2021 06/30/2025
 Sara Strickler 9/21/2021 06/30/2025