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Top 10 French-Speaking TikTok Creators to Follow

Content consumption is ever evolving, and TikTok's surge during the pandemic brought about significant shifts. Back then, some people hopped on it, showcasing their dance…

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Mardi Gras: a celebration that brings people together

Mardi Gras has always made a powerful impression on me, like many children in francophone countries. Most children look forward to this day filled with…

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A panorama of French-Canadian literature

For any book nerd, ending up at a book festival is pretty much heaven. At least when you get there. Then, it becomes purgatory as…

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La Chandeleur — more than an excuse to eat crêpes?

While planning my trip to Paris last month, I was most looking forward to eating a crêpe from a certain small, blue window in the…

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Four Libraries You Should Visit for National Shelfie Day

National Shelfie Day is an annual celebration where people share photos of their bookshelves on social media. It promotes literacy, community, and the love of…

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Alan’s coup de cœur : “ La prochaine fois que tu mordras la poussière” by Panayotis Pascot

There is nothing quite like reading an inspiring book during the holiday season. Taking time out for reading is a cathartic experience that can make…

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Loire Valley Gastronomy: Culinary Delights and Wines to Indulge In

In January, our Gastronomy & Wine Program invites you to explore the flavors of the Loire Valley, embracing local gastronomy and wines: Our wine seminar…

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Our multicultural way to celebrate the holidays

“We are not going to Belgium for Christmas this year.” My words hung in the air, reflected in my daughters’ wide eyes and disappointed faces.…

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau - All marketing hype or just misunderstood?

It’s almost the third Thursday in November, almost time to uncork a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau - cue the trumpet fanfare, fireworks and general frenzy!…

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365 days as an au pair in France

I have mentioned here and there how I came to learn French, but I have never really shared my whole experience as an au pair.…

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Upcoming Events

Friday, February 23, 2024 2:00 PM To 3:00 PM

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

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

French story time!

Saturday, February 24, 2024 11:30 AM To 12:00 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our library for a magical story time in French!

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

The French Library is pleased to welcome Céline Bessière and Sibylle Gollac, on tour in the United States with Villa Albertine, to promote the US release of their book The Gender of Capital - How Families Perpetuate Wealth Inequality. They will be in discussion with Michèle Lamont, professor at Harvard University.

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