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Bonne rentrée à la bibliothèque !

September is here, meaning la rentrée is upon us! Over the summer, we made some exciting changes to make the library work better for you. Read on to catch up, and come by to see for yourself!

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Meet Nader Yaghoubi and Gigi Shafai Yaghoubi

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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Favorite movies for French learning

Looking for ways to keep up your French this summer? Check out our recommended movies for French learners!

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Abbreviation Adventures in French

LOL, YOLO, ILY, LMK- these are some of the abbreviations you may see in the US on social media or in text messages these days…

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The Best of French on Youtube for Kids and Teens

YouTube is a whole wide world of children’s entertainment. Watching videos en français with your child makes screen time also learning time! The best part:…

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Summer Vacation à la française!

The summer heat wave, known as la canicule in French, is here (note: I am not complaining; winter lasts too long in Boston!). If we’re…

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Summer Lending at the Library

Whether your feet are in the sand or kicked up in the comfort of A/C, is there a more perfect pairing than summer and a…

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Festival d'Avignon

Sur le pont d’Avignon/ On y danse/ On y danse Perhaps these song lyrics sound familiar to you from your childhood (or a beginner French…

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La Fête nationale / Bastille Day

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national…

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Free Online Libraries for French Language Learning

The French Cultural Center is proud of our library’s physical collection of books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and games and the fact that it is one…

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin this month for an in-depth discussion of Cantatrix Sopranica L. et autres écrits scientifiques by Georges Perec.

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Exhibition

Art on Science: 26 études Opening Reception

Gallery Opening with Boston/Strasbourg Sister City Association

Friday, September 20, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Join us for the launch of our fall cultural programs with an intriguing gallery opening presented in partnership with the Boston/Strasbourg Sister City Association.

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Concert

Fall Concert: Voice and Guitar

Boston and French Composers

Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:00 PM To 9:00 PM

Join us on a musical journey from the scenes of a poetic French café and countryside, to the gardens and landscapes of Spain and America in our upcoming concert featuring French and American composers.

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