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Summer Lending at the Library

Whether your feet are in the sand or kicked up in the comfort of A/C, is there a more perfect pairing than summer and a…

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Festival d'Avignon

Sur le pont d’Avignon/ On y danse/ On y danse Perhaps these song lyrics sound familiar to you from your childhood (or a beginner French…

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La Fête nationale / Bastille Day

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national…

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Free Online Libraries for French Language Learning

The French Cultural Center is proud of our library’s physical collection of books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and games and the fact that it is one…

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La Fête de la Musique

Each year on June 21, many countries throughout the world celebrate la Fête de la musique! This world-wide celebration urges people to play and enjoy…

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Liberté, égalité, fierté ! French LGBT books for kids

June is here again, which means National LGBT History Month is in full swing! These stories of family and self-acceptance will resonate with readers of all ages. Gay dads, gay moms, first crushes, boy bears in dresses and princesses in love - you can find them all here!

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5 Garden Tours to Celebrate Rendez-vous aux jardins... in Boston like in Paris!

Each year, over 2,300 gardens open their gates to the public in Paris, Île de France, and, recently, in 20 countries all over Europe. Started…

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Meet Christopher Smith

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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Silence... Moteur... Action !

It's Cannes season! Missed your invite this year? Have a festival chez vous by screening a past prizewinner from the library!

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If Not for the Center...

I’m not a professional fundraiser and never thought that I would be writing an “annual appeal letter,” but when asked to do so for the…

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Upcoming Events

Cooking Workshop

Cooking Workshop and Dinner: Art on Science

With La Voile, Pr. Colin Orians, and Michelle Samour

Friday, October 18, 2019 6:00 PM To 9:30 PM

Join us for a unique café-themed cooking workshop and dinner!

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Boston Book Festival with Vanessa Léger

Presenting her novel, L’Averti

Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM

Vanessa Léger will present her first novel, L’Averti.

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Boston Book Festival with Suzan Payne

Discussing her crime novel series, Pour toi mon amour pour toujours

Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:00 PM To 1:30 PM

Suzan Payne will join us to discuss her book crime novel series, Pour toi mon amour pour toujours (For you my love forever).

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