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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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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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Middle School Teacher Grants Awarded

The French Library / Alliance Française of Boston and Cambridge is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 middle school grants: Anne Zachary from…

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Engage in the history of Art as this illustrated lecture will consider the development of the Art Deco style on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, its social significance and later imprint.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Join us at the French Library for a conversation about La princesse de Clèves by Madame de Lafayette. We invite you to read the book in its entirety and meet us on July 17th, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Join us at the French Library for a conversation about La princesse de Clèves by Madame de Lafayette. We invite you to read the book in its entirety and meet us on July 18th, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

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