Beginning April 5 the library we will be offering these new services: Computer Courtyard, Tech Drop-in via Zoom, and Online Printing. Click for more details.
Library Closure Information
We are eager to reopen our libraries to the public, as soon as we are able to do so safely. We are training staff, ordering supplies, developing protocols and modifying library spaces in preparation for reopening.
In the meantime, we continue to offer these services:
Computer Courtyard (beginning April 5) Limited computer usage appointments are available during library takeout hours.
Computer Lab Help via zoom (Beginning April 5)
Remote Printing Services (Beginning April 5)
Library Takeout is No Contact Pickup offered by appointment at the Main Library to allow our card holders safe access to library materials such as books and DVDs. Not sure what to read? Ask about our Genre Grab Bags, selected by our staff! There are many to choose from!
Virtual Programs offer fun virtual activities for all ages to learn together and stay connected during this time of physical distancing.
“Ask A Librarian” connects members with librarians for reference questions, research help, assistance with online resources, and more.
“Your Next Read” provides members with personalized reading recommendations.
Online Resources, including eBooks, streaming movies, and more can be accessed with your library card.
eCards, give City of Alameda residents instant access to all online resources.
Limited Library Delivery during COVID-19
Lawyers in the Library (by phone)
Browsing the library collection
Use of self-check stations
1550 Oak St.
Alameda, CA 94501
West End Branch
Bay Farm Island Branch