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
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
Our very first Brews & Vines in the Library was a success on all counts! Not only did we exceed our goals for attendance, get to know lots of new faces, and have a ton of fun in the process, we raised nearly $4,000 for the library! Instagram us: @fresnofol Something is wrong.Instagram token error.
You are invited to the Annual Meeting of Friends of the Fresno County Library! February 11, 2017 Betty Rodriguez Library Meeting Room (Cedar & Shields) Continental breakfast and business meeting will begin at 9:30 am. Mark Kalchik is up for re-election; Nick Andrade, Chris Estep, Laura Kalchik, Russell Noland, and Gabriela Noland Rodríguez, are up for election by the membership. Our speaker will be Lee Herrick, Fresno Poet Laureate (2015-2017) and the author of Gardening Secrets
photo credit: Noble CU Did you know? FOL members can join Noble Credit Union! One of the many benefits of being a member of the Friends is that you are automatically eligible to join the credit union. And being a Noble CU member comes with its own great benefits! Noble Benefits Competitive rates for savings and retirement Low rates on credit accounts and loans Discounted tickets to local waterparks Discounted tickets to Disneyland, Six Flags, and
Looking for a new e-book or audio-book to download? Well, now you can get your favorite books and support the Fresno Friends of the Library all at the same time! Click here to go to the new store. Browse around and find something you like. We will have different curated collections for you to check out. And there is even a collection of FREE e-books. You can’t beat free! The entire collection is always