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Alameda County Library

Learn about our phased approach to reopening that supports the health and safety of our communities and staff. While our buildings remain closed, we are offering No Contact Pickup by appointment, Virtual Programs, Kind, Connected Conversations, Lawyers in the Library , and more.

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Support Alameda County Library

Alameda County Library is a public library system with 10 Libraries and a variety of mobile and outreach services that span the county. The Library was established in 1910 and provides services through a staff of over 270 employees.

     Established in 1910                                                  270+ Employees                                                   Outreach Services


Extensive mobile and outreach services are provided by the Bookmobile and the Learning Group. The Library also provides literacy and library support to several County entities, including the Juvenile Justice Center, Camp Sweeney, REACH Ashland Youth Center, and the Santa Rita Jail.

We are committed to achieving racial and social equity by helping all community members reach their full potential.

With your contribution, we can maintain our commitment to provide the dynamic library services that our communities need. Your gift will help support Library programs, facilities, and services for the diverse communities we serve in many areas, including:  

  • Literacy  
  • Collections 
  • Homework Centers 
  • iPad/Laptop Lending 
  • Jail Services 
  • Summer Reading Programs 

Invest in your community and make a donation today!