About Russell Kelley

Russell Kelley and his wife Lynn have lived in Paris for 30 years. For the first 20 years Russell worked as an international business lawyer. For the past 10 years he and Lynn have divided their time between Paris and Palm Beach, Florida, where Russell was born.

During the past decade Russell has delved into the history of his two hometowns and written books about how they each evolved over time: An Illustrated History of Palm Beach – How Palm Beach Evolved Over 150 Years From Wilderness to Wonderland, which was published by Pineapple Press in 2020, and The Making of Paris – The Story of How Paris Evolved From A Fishing Village Into The World’s Most Beautiful City, which was published by Lyons Press in 2021.

Russell is Vice President of the Alliance Française Miami Metro.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 7, 2024 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Dans le cadre de la francophonie, venez découvrir en Français l'influence que les femmes ont portée sur le développement de la Côte d'Azur telle que nous la connaissons.

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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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