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Quick Facts (Fiscal Year 2017-2018)

  • 277,198 - County residents have library cards
  • 4,117,927- items checked out

Annual Library Report 2018-2019

News Releases (PDF)

Date Title
07/27/21 Fig Garden Branch Library Closed for Remodel
07/06/21 Fresno County Public Libraries Open for Walk-in Services
01/08/21 Senior Resource Center Library to Close During Construction
10/26/20 Library Opens Seven Branches as Voting Centers for 2020 Election
05/14/20 Library to Expand Service to the Public Beginning May 18
05/04/20 Library Branch Closure Extended Until Further Notice
04/06/20 Library Extends All Branch Closure Until May 4th Due to COVID-19
03/24/20 Library Provides Online and Limited Services During Closure
03/17/20 In an Effort to Reduce the Spread of the COVID-19 Virus, All Fresno County Library Branches are Closing March 18 through April 14, 2020
03/13/20 Library Temporarily Suspends Events, Programming and Meeting Room Use.
03/03/20 Library's Kiosk Located Inside the Sierra Vista Mall to Close Temporarily
02/14/20 Parlier Branch Library Closed for Maintenance Repairs
11/01/19 National Homeless Exhibit Displayed at Library
10/11/19 Teague Library Moves to New Location
10/07/19 Library Offers Students New Reading Options with Sora
09/26/19 Library Offers Kanopy Free Video Streaming Service
07/22/19 Library Receives Big Read Grant
07/17/19 Betty Rodriguez Library Closure
07/09/19 Board of Supervisors Appoints New County Librarian
05/13/19 Gillis Branch Library Closure
05/03/19 Auberry Branch Library Closed for Maintenance
10/25/18 Gillis Branch Library to Receive Award-Winning Children's Books
09/21/18 Politi Branch Library Closed for Maintenance
09/07/18 Sanger Branch Library Re-opens
07/12/18 NBA Player Donates to Library's Summer Reading Challenge
06/25/18 Library Celebrates Its First Career Online High School Graduate
06/06/18 The Library Promotes Healthy Minds and Bodies This Summer
06/05/18 First Student Receives Diploma through Career Online High
05/23/18 Riverdale Branch Library Closed for Emergency Maintenance
04/19/18 All Library Branches to Close Early on May 19
03/19/18 Nationally Acclaimed Author at West Fresno Branch Library
03/02/18 Sanger Branch Library Closed for Maintenance
02/15/18 Library Hosts Oath Ceremony
02/12/18 Library Hosts Community Discussion
01/25/18 Firebaugh Community Engagement Meeting
01/19/18 New Clovis Library Community Engagement Meeting
12/01/17 Library and Save Mart Center Book Drive
11/14/17 Library to Unveil New Leo Politi Art
11/01/17 Library to Receive a NEA Big Read Grant
10/20/17 California the Journey: Until You Walk a Mile
09/21/17 Library to Receive Jane Addams Children's Book Award
09/07/17 Universal Waste Recycling Program Offered at Libraries
08/16/17 Friends of the Library 7th Annual Big Book Sale
07/18/17 Kopi Sotiropulos to Read at the Library
06/09/17 Summer Programs Kickoff Event at Betty Rodriguez Library
06/07/17 Fresno County Public Library Names New County Librarian
06/02/17 Parlier Branch Library Re-Opens
05/04/17 Parlier Branch Library Closure
04/05/17 Annual Poetry Contest
01/20/17 Fresno County Public Library Launches Digibus
01/13/17 Veterans Resource Center Opens at Betty Rodriguez Library
12/28/16 Harlem Globetrotters‘ “Buckets” Blake to Visit Library
12/28/16 Public Library and First 5 Promote Baby's First Library Cards
12/09/16 South Korean Delegation to Visit Fresno County Public Library
12/05/16 Bill of Rights and You Exhibit
10/12/16 Fresno State's Time Out to Receive Library Card
09/29/16 Bear Mountain Branch Library Re-Opens
09/13/16 The Central Branch Library Hosts Oath Ceremony for New Citizens
08/01//16 Fresno County Public Library Expands Pop-Up Libraries
08/02/16 Piedra Branch Library Closure
08/01//16 Library Hosts Oath Ceremony for New Citizens
08/02/16 West Fresno Branch Library Closure
08/01//16 Friends of the Library 6th Annual Book Sale
07/26/16 Our Lives Award Winner
07/26//16 Central Library Closure
06/13/16 Central Library Parking Lot Closure
06/07/16 2016 Summer Reading Kickoff
06/01/16 Bear Mountain Library Closure
05/26/16 New Development Officer Named
05/24/16 Poetry Contest Award Ceremony
05/06/16 Jane Addams Book Donation
05/05/16 Betty Rodriquez AIA Award
05/03/16 Book to Action Grant
03/29/16 National Poetry Month - 2016
03/16/16 Duffy Hudson
02/10/16 Career Online High School
01/26/16 Reflections of a Drought
01/19/16 New Foundation President
01/01/16 Betty Rodriguez Grand Opening
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