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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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Fine Arts Film Reviews

This month marks a change in our programming here at the French Library; namely, we introduced themed events for members. Our first theme this month…

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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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2018 Student & Teacher Awards

The French Library / Alliance Française of Boston and Cambridge is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 student and teacher awards. Each year,…

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Recette de vin chaud (Hot Mulled Wine Recipe)

Vin chaud (hot mulled wine) is a favorite this time of year in France. In fact, we have received many requests for the version we…

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Joyeuses Fêtes: French Winter Traditions and Vocabulary List

The holiday season is upon us! For many Americans that may mean decorations, parties, and of course, shopping. Hopefully you were able to get a…

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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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Adventures in French Cooking

Just what is it about French cooking that makes it so special?  Is it the gobs of ooey gooey butter?  The soft simmer of chicken…

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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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Meet Lindsay Shores

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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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

What is more French and fun than enjoying cooking with your friends? With this series, you will learn how to make essentials of the French cuisine: la mousse au chocolat et la tartelette rose aux pommes.

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

Join us for our members-only Trivia Night! Test your knowledge of pop culture, science, and other categories during this fun, French-themed game night!

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Celebration

Art de la Table "Mother's Day"

GASTRONOMY & WINE PROGRAM: YOUR FRENCH CULINARY ARTS AND WINE JOURNEY

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The French Library is delighted to present this cooking class from our new Gastronomy & Wine program. Guided by excellence, this program is designed to educate you in the fine art of cooking and oenology with experts.

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