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Lifelong Learning of French - Part 1

Whether you are interested in events or classes with us, we want you to feel welcomed. We are accessible to all levels of French or…

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Thanksgiving with a French Twist

Thanksgiving is coming and even if the French don’t celebrate it, it does not mean that you can’t sprinkle a little French magic on your…

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Meet Laura London

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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Why Annie Ernaux’s Nobel Prize is good news

I was surprised at how moved I was when I learnt, on a banal Thursday morning last month, that Annie Ernaux was awarded the Nobel…

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Dédié à l’étrangeté: The Works of Edward Gorey

The waning days of autumn are a terrific time to visit the realm of the eerie, the imaginative, and the surreal, and this week I’d…

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A message from President and Executive Director, Barbara Bouquegneau

Now that our building is fully reopened, we cannot wait to see you back at 53 Marlborough Street. As a member of the French Library* community, you can deepen your enjoyment of French and francophone cultures in the company of fellow members and friends who share your enthusiasm. As always, we make it our mission to bring you the highest quality offerings and, like everything else these days, this is getting more and more expensive. The generosity of members and friends like you makes it possible.

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Fall In love #part 2

I love New England all year long but I have to admit that I have a coup de coeur for the fall season. What is…

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"Summer in French" highlights under the Boston sun

Our 10-week immersive program provided a dynamic and fun learning environment for kids (ages 3-12) and teenagers (13-17) from beginner to advanced levels to improve…

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Remembering Sempé

This month, the French Library was saddened by the loss of Jean-Jacques Sempé, famous French cartoonist of The New Yorker magazine, Le Petit Nicolas and…

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French desserts and the stories behind them

I consider myself a foodie, and my favorite thing to do is to go to restaurants, try new food, and beyond this, I absolutely love…

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Upcoming Events

From Nov 8, 2022 To Dec 15, 2022 At 1:00 PM

As part of the One Film One Federation, Alliance Française offering, we are pleased to give you the opportunity to watch the movie Red soil/Rouge from the comfort of your home until December 31.

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Health & Fitness

Barre en français: December Sessions

Exercise your body and your vocabulary online!

Monday, December 5, 2022 9:00 AM To 10:00 AM

Improve your health and your vocabulary during our online barre classes in French!

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travel-club
Member Event

French Library Travel Club - December

In-person, Indoor Event in English

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Do you enjoy traveling to France and other French-speaking places? If so, join us for the French Library Travel Club. This month we’ll talk about Bordeaux, as well as its influence in literature.

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