We gratefully accept monetary donations in any amount in support of our program. Donations should be sent to:

Alameda County Library Reading for Life Program

c/o Alameda County Library Foundation

2450 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont, CA  94538

Please note your name and mailing address on your donation, and we will send you a note of gratitude and a receipt for your taxes.


Alameda County Library also provides library service to the more than 4,000 men and women held in County jails. Over 75% of the materials circulated each year are donated by members of the community. Bestsellers, westerns, poetry, African-American fiction and non-fiction as well as books focused on self-help and recovery are all very popular.

We bring in paperbacks only; no hardbacks are allowed.

If you have paperbacks or recent issues of popular magazines in good condition that you would like to donate please call 510-745-1492.

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