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Re-Introducing Adèle : A Bilingual Conversation with Leïla Slimani

On Saturday, February 23, the French Cultural Center and the Consulate General of France in Boston were honored to welcome bestselling author Leïla Slimani for…

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Happy National Reading Awareness Month!

Happy National Reading Awareness Month! In addition to our global celebration of le mois de la Francophonie, March has many special observance days that match…

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Celebrating diversity in children’s books

January 25th is National Multicultural Children's Book Day! Celebrate by checking out one of these diverse books in French from our library.

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12 TED Talks en français to inspire your French

As mentioned in our last post involving the platform, YouTube can be an amazing resource when it comes to learning another language. Not only does…

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Find your next favorite with Presque Pareils

Looking for something new? Check out our new recommendation lists pairing popular English-language books, movies, and shows with French-language titles in our collection that are presque pareils. If you liked one, we bet you’ll like the other!

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Celebrating Halloween with our rats de bibliothèque!

Last week, all of Marlborough Street was covered in fake spiderwebs, jack-o-lanterns, and various ghouls, monsters, and other disguises. While many countries have their version…

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Make language learning a game à la médiathèque

Many visitors ask us why the large black letters above our library desk read médiatheque and not bibliothèque. Although we have more than 30,000 books…

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What is la rentrée littéraire?

You may have noticed the term “la rentrée” popping up in your French circles lately. By itself, this refers to the return to post-summer routines…

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BiblioTech: Browse and reserve books online

It’s that time of year again: August is here, and the library is closed through Labor Day. What to do when you can’t browse the…

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Happy LGBT Pride Month from the Médiathèque!

As Boston celebrates National LGBT Pride Month this June, the Library wants to help you bring Pride to your checkout pile! Swing by to browse…

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