Aspiring astronauts and fans of Le Petit Prince: here's your chance to send your stories into space! concoursproxima

Faites voyager vos histoires dans l'espace !

In Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's beloved novel, the Little Prince travels to seven planets, meeting seven special characters along the way. Your mission? Continue the story and envision an eighth planet and character for him to meet!
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Le concours | The contest

Children, teens, and adults under 25 are invited to submit a short text in French (2,500 characters maximum, spaces included) by February 28 on our e-library, Culturethèque.

Ten winning texts will be chosen from submissions worldwide and two of Thomas Pesquet's coups de coeur will be read from space on April 6, 2017.

For more information, watch the introduction below:

Bonne chance !

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, a MLIS from Simmons 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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Start your day with a breakfast at La Voile Newbury!

Saturday, August 15, 2020 9:00 AM To 10:30 AM

What a better way to start the weekend? Join us at La Voile to experience a true Parisian breakfast en terrasse! You will enjoy some croissants and pains au chocolat while conversing with your fellow French lovers.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:30 PM To 7:30 PM

Seeking opportunities to speak French? Join us online for our popular members-only conversation gathering.

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Cooking Workshop

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BAKING WORKSHOP FOR TEENS (13 - 18)

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:30 PM To 4:30 PM

Teens! Join us for a healthy and yummy online cooking workshop. We are going to bake some cereal bars together en français.

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