New Exhibit Highlights The Life Of Author William Saroyan

Jul 14, 2015

World renowned author William Saroyan is being honored as a great native son of the Central Valley with a an en exhibit by the The Fresno County Public Library.

Willam Saroyan Gallery

The William Saroyan Gallery at the Central Library in Downtown Fresno opens Saturday, July 18th, at 2:30 PM for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Featured at the gallery are manuscripts, drawings, books and other memorabilia documenting Saroyan’s career as an author. 

The Fresno County Public Library partnered  with the the William Saroyan Society to create the collection. The ceremony Saturday will include live Armenian music, food, and remarks by Armen Bacon, author and columnist for the Fresno Bee.

KVPR's Joe Moore recenlty spoke with Fresno County Librarian Lisa Lindsay about the project. Listen to the interview above. 

A rotating collection of locally produced artwork will also be a part of the gallery. For more information, contact (559) 600-READ (7323), or visit,