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"La rentrée littéraire", a French Classic

For any Francophone book nerd there is nothing more exciting than la rentrée littéraire in September – except la rentrée littéraire in January. It’s a…

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Four Ways to Meet New People

Whenever I engage with members of the French Library, particularly during our "Alors Conversation Club," my first question is often about their reasons for joining…

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C’est la rentrée

Back to School season is upon us. Summer is unfortunately over, but for students, soon enough, they will be sitting in a classroom gaining knowledge…

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What Are Your Favorite French Words?

Words have always fascinated me. As I went on to learn new languages, it became even clearer, and I was more and more curious about…

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Event Recap: Bastille Day 2023 at La Voile Brookline!

This past Friday, our Bastille Day celebration was back for another installment at the charming La Voile in Brookline; over 70 guests enjoyed French appetizers…

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Merci!

Dear Friends, Merci! That is undoubtedly one of the first French words you learned. At this half-way point through the year, as I reflect on…

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Summer through French film

As we reach the rainy middle of July in Boston, I find myself drawn to my old favorite French films about summertime. I can sit…

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National Holiday Celebrations

July is a popular month for national holidays! Both the US and France mark their holidays on the 4th and 14th, respectively. On July 4th…

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Summer reading you didn't know you were going to read

For me, summer is the best time to read those books you are always saving for later. Yes, we are talking about that 700-page long…

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4 Francophone Places to Visit on your Next Vacation

As the days grow longer, all we think of are the experiences that are waiting for us on our next destination. We’re eager to create…

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Upcoming Events

Wine Seminar

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Gastronomy & Wine program: Your French Culinary Arts and Wine Journey

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Join us in our Victorian Founder's Room for the first Wine Seminar of the year, dedicated to the Loire Valley wines. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, our series is tailored to provide a deeper understanding of French wines, refine your wine-tasting skills and vocabulary, and foster confidence in conversations, selections, and pairings. We will provide you with an authentic French perspective and access to a splendid array of quality wines.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Meet the heroes who saved multiple art works during WWII in France! Michelle Young is a Harvard Graduate, author of the upcoming book The Art Spy about spy Rose Valland.

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Let's clink glasses and have a great time together! In collaboration with the Boston French Community.

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