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French graphic novels you’ll fall in love with

Love is in the air - and in the library! If you’re looking for a romance to sweep you off your feet, check out our collection of bandes dessinées. You might just find your perfect match!

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Annik de Lacaze, ex-Présidente de l’Alliance Française de Boston et Cambridge, décède

Annik Pereire de Lacaze est née le 26 juin 1944 à Casablanca, où son père, François Pereire, était un officier de liaison entre la France…

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La Chandeleur

Sunlight, abundance, celebration. Not words you typically associate with February. And while February 2 is Groundhog Day in the US, a day when we check…

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Meet Judith Solar

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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20 TEDTalks to kick off your 2020 in French!

As we grow our online collection of language learning resources, YouTube stands out as an incredible free video platform. YouTube is a practically infinite source…

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Discover French cinema with Kanopy

Ever wished choosing a French movie was as easy as scrolling through Netflix? Try Kanopy! Its impressive selection of French films is available free through many public libraries.

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Recipe Round-up: Les Bûches de Noël

If you attend a dinner in France for Christmas, it is likely you will be served a bûche de Noël for dessert.  Bûches de Noël…

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Recette de soupe de champagne (Champagne "Soup" Recipe)

Vin chaud (hot mulled wine) might be the most-thought-of alcoholic drink this time of year but what if you wanted to do something different? Look…

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14 Free French Audiobooks for Your Holiday Travels

Is there anything quite like an audiobook to change holiday traffic from meh to magic? Enjoy your travels this season and improve your French listening…

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Read YA en français

Young Adult books have become hugely popular in the U.S. and internationally. So we decided to bring the trend to our library! To celebrate, we picked 5 of our favorite books that have just graduated from collège to YA.

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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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Monday, April 6, 2020 6:30 PM To 7:15 PM

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

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