Tous les mois, nous vous invitons à découvrir l’œuvre d’un de nos écrivains préférés. Ce mois-ci, nous avons étudié la vie de Jacques Prévert (1900 – 1977) lors de notre Bouillon de lectures.

Vous avez peut-être lu ou écouté Barbara ou Les feuilles mortes, ou même regardé Le roi et l’oiseau ou Les enfants du paradis, mais connaissez-vous le travail intégral de ce poète, auteur, activiste et scénariste ? Retrouvez vos coups de cœur dans nos rayons…

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Biographies


Bandes dessinées

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Bourhis, Herve; Cailleaux, Christian


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Pour les jeunes

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Christianne Beasley

Head Librarian

A native Mainer, Christianne has worked in libraries all her life and came to the Center after three years of managing the library at the Alliance Française in Washington DC. She has a B.A. in French Studies from Smith College and loves children's literature, BDs, and cookbooks. When she is not at the library, you can find her traveling, baking, and - quelle surprise! - reading new books.

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Upcoming Events

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Exhibition

Les Gardiens du Jardin

Gouache and ink drawings by Mary Beth McAllister

From May 18, 2017 To Jul 5, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 PM

This exhibition features a collection of whimsical gouache and ink drawings of French characters inspired by and fashionably dressed as French packets of garden seeds.

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French Cultural Center: Cine Club
Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

Having just been injured in a mugging, Eddie earned the sympathy and attention of his estranged family and got back on his feet. The same cannot be said for Ahmed whose life starts falling apart after he's wrongly accused of the crime. When the case against Ahmed starts to unravel, Eddie has to go back on the defensive.

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

Story time in French for children 1 to 3 years old

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 3:30 PM To 4:00 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French! We welcome families with children 1-3 years old to this story time.

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