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Ingrid Marquardt Promoted to Center Librarian

The French Cultural Center is proud to announce that Ingrid Marquardt has been promoted to the role of Center Librarian. Marquardt, previously the Center’s Library…

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Join us for a Blind Date with a Book at the Library!

For the month of February, la bibliothèque is hosting some blind dates... with books! Most of us are a little guilty of judging a book…

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Meet Dr. Karl Brommer

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them, too. After all, this is…

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Ring in the New Year with Lire Magazine's Best of 2017!

With 2018 swiftly approaching, francophone book lovers just might be wondering: what were the best books of 2017? In response, Lire magazine has published a…

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Podcasts for French on the go

Podcasts are experiencing a huge surge in popularity at the moment! According to Forbes, at least 112 million Americans alone listen to podcasts and (crazily…

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Des bébés, des livres : Conseillé par les Bibliothèques de la Ville de Paris

With many books in our collections geared towards les enfants jusqu'à trois ans and our recent creation of Book Bundles, we’re pretty big fans of…

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Barbara (Suki) de Bragança Receives Prestigious La Renaissance Française Award

The French Cultural Center congratulates its trustee, Barbara (Suki) de Bragança on being awarded La Médaille d’Or de Solidarité et Valeur by La Renaissance Française…

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Revue de presse : la littérature française vue par le New York Times

La France est à l'honneur au Salon du livre de Francfort, et le New York Times en parle ! Parmi leurs coups de cœur, vous…

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Introducing Book Bundles/Bouquets de livres!

Do you ever want to dive headfirst into a topic, but aren’t quite sure with which books to start? If you’ve visited the children’s room…

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New movies at the Library

Looking to cozy up at home with a new movie (or two)? Here's a sneak peek at some of the titles ready to hit the…

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Upcoming Events

Exhibition

May '68: When Paris Erupted in Protest

Exhibition of photos by Marc Riboud

From Feb 2, 2018 To Feb 28, 2018

On May 3, 1968, Parisian students took to the street in protests that spread throughout France, quickly engulfing offices, factories and other places of work. This exhibition of works by the late French photographer Marc Riboud reminds us of both the passions of the moment and of the enigmatic playfulness that striking students and workers frequently displayed.

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Lecture

Parisian Charm School

New Date! - Book Talk and Signing with author Jamie Cat Callan

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:30 PM To 8:45 PM

We are pleased to welcome Jamie Cat Callan back to the Center for the release of her latest book, Parisian Charm School:  Secrets for Cultivating Love, Joy, and That Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi.

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Workshop

Un Mois, Un Livre: Poèmes à Lou

by Guillaume Apollinaire

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of Poèmes à Lou by Guillaume Apollinaire.

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