2018 Brews & Vines Event!

Brews & Vines at the Library IS BACK! Once again, the Friends of the Fresno County Public Library will be hosting a local beer, wine, and cuisine tasting event this May 10 at the Woodward Park Regional Library. The event is held inside the library from 5pm to 9pm and features local breweries, local wineries, and local restaurants serving you a taste of what they have to offer! By your request, DJs Green Giant and Conor…

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Gillis Library Art Wall

During one of our “Friends” meetings we saw a blank wall and wanted to fill it. We decided it would be great to give patrons of the Gillis Branch a chance to showcase their artistic talents. We purchased a vertical art display & set up a poster asking people to submit their names. The response has been overwhelming. For those that did respond, please be patient. We will get to all of you! We’ve met…

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Free Yoga Classes? Namaste, indeed!

Why try yoga? Yoga can be very beneficial, not just physically, but mentally. According to Dr. Natalie Nevins at the American Osteopathic Association, “The relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga can lessen chronic pain, such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome. Yoga can also lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia.” Other physical benefits of yoga include: Increased flexibility Increased muscle strength and tone Improved respiration, energy and vitality Maintaining a balanced metabolism…

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