Fresno County Library

Story Jam At Politi Library

by Mallory Moad

Everyone has a story to tell, or maybe two or three. On the second Wednesday of the month, a diverse crowd gathers at the Politi Branch Library in Fresno for Story Jam, a free event where they share their own tales, live and in person.

Fresno County Library Summer Reading Program

by Mallory Moad

“Moooooommmmmmmmmmm, I'm boooored!” This is the dark side of summer vacation, a result of the sudden lack of structured activity. Another unfortunate aspect is the negative effect a limited amount of mental stimulation for nine weeks can have on a kid's achievement in school. Have no fear, Moms and Dads, the Fresno County Public Library (FCPL) has your back with the Summer Reading Challenge.

Duffy Hudson: The Shadow of the Raven

by Lorie Lewis Ham

This month the Fresno County Libraries are going to have something special for the Halloween season-a one man Edgar Allan Poe show, The Shadow of the Raven. The man presenting the show, Duffy Hudson, has been doing a one man Edgar Allan Poe show for 15 years! Duffy was born and raised in Ohio, lived in New York City for many years, and then landed in Los Angeles where he currently resides. He has been acting since he was eight, and acting professionally since he was 17. Duffy has had quite the varied career performing on and off Broadway, in films, TV commercials, and theatre all over the county.

Fresno County Public Library Announces 2015 Big Read Kickoff

by Kathy Eide Casas

It’s that time of year again…it’s time for the Fresno County Public Library’s BIG READ!
Readers, authors, literary enthusiasts and mystery-lovers alike, mark your calendars now for the ninth Annual Big Read, kicking off this Friday, March 13, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Arte Americas. Located in the heart of downtown Fresno, Arte Americas is the largest Latino Cultural Arts Center in the San Joaquin Valley and the perfect venue for this kick-off event. Plan for an afternoon of fun-filled and memorable experiences at Arte Americas.

Halloween at the Library

by Sarah Peterson

Another long, hot Central Valley summer has finally come to a close, bringing with it cooler temperatures and a fall season ripe with activity. The Big Fresno Fair is in full swing, and haunted attractions are popping up all over the Valley like zombies from their graves, in anticipation of the year’s spookiest season.

New Library Brings Greater Access to Residents

by Kathy Eide Casas

Books are the magic that can effortlessly transport us to places near, far and in between.
Step through the doors of the newest branch of the Fresno County Public Library, and you’ll be greeted by the cool air, accented with the sites and sensations that only books can bring. Books can transport you to places where you can live, dream and discover the wonder within the words. Located in northwest Fresno at Teague Elementary School, this recently opened branch of the Fresno County Public Library provides a world of fun, fiction, information, and technology, all at your fingertips.



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The gold medal for all-around wonderful kitty could easily go to darling Chicken Little! This cutiepie never misses an opportunity to hoot it up with her friends, explore any nook or cranny, and make it her mission to check out whatever happens to be going on. Chicken Little came along way after suffering a toe injury calling for immediate amputation. She's all better now and you can't even notice she's missing a rear toe. What an adorable combination she is of fun-loving spirit and sweet, deep affection, a girl who will easily capture hearts in a forever family that cherishes her. Precious Chicken Little would love to be your most darling doll! Check her out on the Cat House website to learn more.