Gillis Branch Library

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629 West Dakota Avenue
Fresno, CA 93705
(559) 600-9915

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Opened in 1940 on Olive Avenue, in rented space; moved to the corner of Dakota and Fruit avenues in 1975
World-famous author and Fresno native William Saroyan was a frequent customer
Named in honor of James Gillis (1857-1917), founder of the California county library system
6263 sq. ft.

Supervisor: Mark Berner

Gillis Branch Library


Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday Closed

Events at Gillis Branch



  • Express Checkout
  • 2-Hour Laptop Checkout: 6
  • Free WiFi
  • Printer: Black & White - 10¢ / Color - 50¢
  • Photocopier: Black & White - 10¢
  • Parking: Parking lot.
Friends of the Fresno County Public Library