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Practicing French…Outside the Classroom

Many students ask about ways to improve their French while they aren't in class. As a student of the French Library, I too am always…

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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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Why Learn French? (What you may not know about the language of love.)

Recently, I had dinner with a friend and her colleagues. As often happens during these kinds of get-togethers, the conversation turned towards work. After telling…

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Fall Bucket List at the French Library

The New Year is long gone but a new season, full of new fun opportunities and activities, is upon us!  Inspired by autumn’s arrival, I…

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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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Meet Cecil Adderley

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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Fêtons la fierté LGBT à la médiathèque !

As Boston celebrates National LGBT History Month this June, read with pride at the bibliothèque!

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Meet Kristin Lacroix

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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French Library Announces Joyce Grippen as Director of Development

The French Library / Alliance Française of Boston and Cambridge is pleased to announce Joyce Grippen as its Director of Development. Joyce will play an…

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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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