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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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Playing and learning with French children's magazines

Do you remember the childhood excitement of receiving a glossy, new magazine? How about the enjoyment of leisurely flipping through the pictures, reading the articles,…

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Further Listening : Podcasts for French on the Go

Our previous blog post about Podcasts in French generated much discussion in our library and online! In response to your comments and requests, here are…

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Join us for a Blind Date with a Book at the Library!

For the month of February, la bibliothèque is hosting some blind dates... with books! Most of us are a little guilty of judging a book…

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Ring in the New Year with Lire Magazine's Best of 2017!

With 2018 swiftly approaching, francophone book lovers just might be wondering: what were the best books of 2017? In response, Lire magazine has published a…

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Podcasts for French on the go

Podcasts are experiencing a huge surge in popularity at the moment! According to Forbes, at least 112 million Americans alone listen to podcasts and (crazily…

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