Bastille Day

Friday, July 15 at 6:00 PM

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Holiday Closing

Monday, July 4

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Learn French this Summer

Classes begin June 20

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Summer in French for Teens

Starting July 11 and August 8

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From Jun 2, 2016 To Jul 1, 2016

Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 1, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

A laid-back evening with the goal of introducing you to new finds in the library for your taste and schedule. We will start with an overview of current trends and most acclaimed novels of the past year and then move on to more specific requests.

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Bastille Day Party 2016

A celebration of liberté, égalité and fraternité

Friday, July 15, 2016 6:00 PM To 11:00 PM

Bastille Day returns to Marlborough Street on Friday, July 15 and will transport you to Paris with the most authentic music, food, drinks and atmosphere! After a sold-out event in 2014 and 2015, you won't want to miss this signature Back Bay festival.

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New Books in the Library!

Discover our exciting selection of fiction and non-fiction by major contemporary writers.

New June Books

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Tatiana De Rosnay

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Francois-Guillaume De Lorrain

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Rene Depestre

From the Blog

Interactive Picture Books for Children

Picture books have come a long way! Before interactive eBooks even existed, paper books had already exploded with creativity. Today, there are many ways that…

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Featured Classes

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Discover Switzerland!

Advanced Beginner
Starting August 1, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

You’ve seen the scenery and tasted the chocolate but what do you really know about Switzerland?

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Let's Cook in French

Starting June 21, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks or 10 weeks

Why not improve your French with a cooking class? Discover culture and regional specialties of France while learning to cook local recipes.

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Coffee Talk

Starting June 21, 2016 1.5 hours per week for 5 or 10 weeks

A relaxed environment for lovers of French language and culture to sharpen their speaking skills. Discuss everything from daily activities to social issues. No homework and no required textbook.

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Support our Programming

Donate to our Annual Fund

Please help the Center to continue to thrive! Your essential donation is 100% tax-deductible and will help us to continue to offer numerous educational and cultural programs for our New England communities.

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Sponsor Bastille Day

We are committed to providing exceptional brand visibility benefits to our corporate sponsors of Bastille Day - our largest cultural event of the year attracting 2,000 attendees. Be a part of this iconic Boston festival returning to Marlborough Street on July 15!

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