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5 Online Library Collections Going Above and Beyond

While schools and libraries are closed, online collections are helping to fill the gaps in educational media. Read on for information regarding these special circumstances!…

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Monuments Historiques #2: Notre Dame de Paris

The History of Notre Dame Rumor has it that the land Notre Dame stands on was once a temple dedicated to Jupiter.  In an effort…

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Fun with French Idiomatic Expressions, Part 2

If there’s one thing that France is famous for, it has to be the delicious food! The French are known for their baguettes, cheeses, wines,…

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Free French e-books on Libby for Children and Teens

Looking for more stories to read with your children and teens from the comfort of home? Try Libby! This resource is available as an app…

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Monuments Historique #1: L'Opéra Garnier

We all know that the Parisian cityscape is filled with beautiful architecture and landmarks.  Think the Eiffel Tower, think Arc de Triomphe, think Les Invalides.…

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Comfort food à la française

La France est reconnue pour sa gastronomie, ses chefs étoilés, ses recettes techniques et réputées incomparables. Mais saviez-vous que la France a aussi de délicieuses…

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French Language Learning, Social Distancing, and You: A List of Resources

Just because the doors are closed at the French Cultural Center doesn’t mean that we need to stop enjoying the delights of French language and…

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Struggling to Translate Some English Words into French? Here's Why

Have you noticed that when you try to translate some of your English words there just doesn’t seem to be the "mot juste." Here is a list of words in English that don’t seem to have an exact French equivalent.

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Recipe Round-up: Recipes from the Francophone World

Welcome to March, the mois de la francophonie, a global celebration of the diversity of those who speak French! While there are lots of events…

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Business French, Part 1- Salutations and Closings

In part 1 of our Business French series, we are providing you with several salutations and closings the French use when writing more formal letters and emails. Whether it’s a letter to a potential employer or an email cementing a partnership, these words and phrases will come in handy again and again!

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Upcoming Events

Contest

Calling All P'tits Artistes!

Drawing contest for kids 5 to 12

From Mar 31, 2020 To Apr 27, 2020

The French Cultural Center is organizing a special contest for your little ones! The artist with the best drawing will win a 5-week cooking class (fall or winter season 2020). More details inside!

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Contest

Calling All Poets!

Poetry Contest for Adults

From Mar 31, 2020 To Apr 27, 2020

To end le mois de la francophonie, we invite you to take part in a poetry contest in French! More details inside!

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Story Time

L'Heure du conte - les émotions

ONLINE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:00 PM To 2:30 PM

Join our librarian live on Instagram for French story time on Wednesdays at 2PM.

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