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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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Liberté, égalité, fierté ! French LGBT books for kids

June is here again, which means National LGBT History Month is in full swing! These stories of family and self-acceptance will resonate with readers of all ages. Gay dads, gay moms, first crushes, boy bears in dresses and princesses in love - you can find them all here!

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5 Garden Tours to Celebrate Rendez-vous aux jardins... in Boston like in Paris!

Each year, over 2,300 gardens open their gates to the public in Paris, Île de France, and, recently, in 20 countries all over Europe. Started…

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Silence... Moteur... Action !

It's Cannes season! Missed your invite this year? Have a festival chez vous by screening a past prizewinner from the library!

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Re-Introducing Adèle : A Bilingual Conversation with Leïla Slimani

On Saturday, February 23, the French Cultural Center and the Consulate General of France in Boston were honored to welcome bestselling author Leïla Slimani for…

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Happy National Reading Awareness Month!

Happy National Reading Awareness Month! In addition to our global celebration of le mois de la Francophonie, March has many special observance days that match…

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Celebrating diversity in children’s books

January 25th is National Multicultural Children's Book Day! Celebrate by checking out one of these diverse books in French from our library.

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12 TED Talks en français to inspire your French

As mentioned in our last post involving the platform, YouTube can be an amazing resource when it comes to learning another language. Not only does…

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Find your next favorite with Presque Pareils

Looking for something new? Check out our new recommendation lists pairing popular English-language books, movies, and shows with French-language titles in our collection that are presque pareils. If you liked one, we bet you’ll like the other!

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Celebrating Halloween with our rats de bibliothèque!

Last week, all of Marlborough Street was covered in fake spiderwebs, jack-o-lanterns, and various ghouls, monsters, and other disguises. While many countries have their version…

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