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In our latest donor letter, Ned Connolly shares with us why he believes the French Cultural Center is important and why he gives.

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Celebrate fête de la musique with DIY instruments en français !

As we wrote for our blog last year, la fête de la musique is an international celebration, started in France, held on June 21st. The…

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Exercising the Mind and Body

The FCC and Chloé Mizuta have been offering virtual barre classes en français since the start of the pandemic. Have you taken one of these popular classes yet?…

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Bandes Dessinées for All Readers on Hoopla: Part 1

A beloved storytelling format referred to as “The Ninth Art,” bandes dessinées (BDs) are literally translated as “drawn strips” and are unique from similar graphic…

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Business French, Part 3, Les métiers

We’re back with our business series (here's part one and part two) and today we’re tackling occupations, notably those that are a little more advanced…

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À chaque mois ses dictons!

Pour maîtriser totalement une langue, il faut aussi en connaître sa culture et, notamment, ses dictons! La langue française regorge de dictons pour toutes les…

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Balade sur Seine

During the pandemic the walk has made a major comeback. I have always been a fan, so I am more than happy to see them…

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Where Should We Have Dinner Tonight?

France is very well known for its fine cuisine, but have you ever wondered about the differences between all the different categories of establishments? If…

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A Look at French Modernism

This week we bring a dash of French architecture to our blog! Thanks to FCC member Anne Barrett, we invite you to introduce yourselves to…

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Meet Liz Marjollet

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Upcoming Events

Story Time

Story & Craft Time at the Virtual Library: Les Pyjamasques

Let’s read Les Pyjamasques and make a super hero craft

Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:00 PM To 4:30 PM

Discover the super world of Les Pyjamasques !

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Health & Fitness

Barre en français

Exercise your body and your vocabulary!

Monday, June 28, 2021 9:00 AM To 10:00 AM

Improve your health and your vocabulary during our online barre classes in French!

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Monday, June 28, 2021 5:30 PM To 6:30 PM

Join us in reading L'Élégance du hérisson by Muriel Barbery for the library's book club en français!

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