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Culturethèque for...world travelers!

Perhaps you took a weekend to dicover a new city, to explore a new country, or to enjoy a journey by plane, train or automobile.…

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Culturethèque for...aspiring artists!

Are you a devotee of Niki de Saint Phalle or Claude Monet? Do you prefer the Musée du Louvre or the Centre Pompidou? Do you…

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Culturethèque for... the young, and young at heart!

Reading books of any kind - paperback, hardcover, and, yes, even e-books - can grow literacy skills, language proficiencies, and cultural awareness. Last week, I…

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Culturethèque Tips & Tricks

Are you looking for ways to keep up with your French before la rentrée? Do you want to travel without suitcases full of books this…

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Frissonnez cet été!

Né dans les années 1840, le roman policier français a flirté tôt avec le portrait social, s'inspirant de contemporains tels que Balzac. Emile Gaboriau a…

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Today's Youth in Film

Some of the biggest recent successes of French cinema are portraits of today's youth. This leads me to today's blog post about coming of age…

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A la rencontre des auteurs: prix littéraires 2016

Chaque automne en France, c'est la "rentrée littéraire", une saison où de nombreuses oeuvres sont publiées et mises en avant lors d'une série de remises…

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Revue de presse: les Coups de coeur du New York Times

Rebecca et moi avons compilé pour vous une sélection d'ouvrages traduits en anglais et qui ont attiré l'attention du New York Times. Nous partageons des…

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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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Nature in Film

With the recently gorgeous weather here in Boston, we start dreaming of new horizons, and spending more time in nature. How about one of these…

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

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

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Painting Workshop

Foundations of Painting

Painting Workshop with A’Key

Friday, December 13, 2019 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

Discover the creative process of current gallery artist A’Key as he explains his style of reproducing, deconstructing, and then reconstructing a piece of art. Then put what you learn to practice!

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Open House

Holiday Open House for Kids and Teens

FAMILY FUN WITH A FRENCH TWIST

Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:00 AM To 2:00 PM

Children and teens are welcome to join us for exciting activities and ateliers in this holiday-themed open house.

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