Library

Nouveaux Livres

We keep adding new titles throughout the month… Stay tuned for more! You can discover our new children’s acquisitions on the dedicated page.

May New Adult Books

Nouveaux DVDs et CDs

This Week's Selection

These reads are made for those practicing at beginner and intermediate levels. Some come with a CD to practice listening comprehension as well.

Nouveau en mai: Lectures Faciles

Coup de Cœur

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Gontier, Laure; Colleuille, Jeanne-Aurore

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Nos Bibliographies

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Discover our many bibliographies to help you find your new favorites!

The following is a selection made for adults. More bibliographies can be found on the children and families pages.

Culturethèque

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Your digital library and newsstand

Culturethèque is an online platform available for free to French Cultural Center members that contains thousands of magazines, eBooks, comic books and children's picture books, in all formats and can be accessed on mobile devices. ​

Some Examples

  • Read Libération and Elle the day the hit the newsstands in France! 300 titles are available!
  • Explore interactive eBooks with your child with La Souris qui raconte!
  • Stream resources to practice your French!
  • Download French classics 24/7!

How to get started

To obtain your ID and password for Culturethèque, please contact the circulation desk via email at , or by calling 617.912.0417, with your name and membership number.

Once you receive the login information, just go to “CONNECT” at the top right of the screen (no need to click "subscribe").

Browse selections of resources in blue tabs, or access the entire collection through the top search bar.

Prochains Évènements à la Médiathèque

Story Time

L'Heure du Conte: Showtime!

Saturday, June 4, 2016 11:00 AM To 11:30 AM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

In this free, teacher-led story time, we will be reading interactive picture books for a multi-sensory experience and getting to know of one of children's favorite little heroes, Trotro, at a level accessible to children 2 to 5 years old.

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte: Showtime!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:30 AM To 12:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

In this free, teacher-led story time, we will be reading interactive picture books for a multi-sensory experience and getting to know of one of children's favorite little heroes, Trotro, at a level accessible to children 2 to 5 years old.

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From the Blog

Saveurs Littéraires, Poésie Culinaire

Quel est le point commun entre un écrivain goncourisé et un chef étoilé ? Le processus créatif, pardi ! Cette association surprenante a été vue…

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Nos Magazines

We bring you a selection of 40 titles for adults in our 1st floor magazine reading room available during Center opening hours.

News Magazines
Women’s Magazines
Language Learning Magazines
Literary Magazines
Culture Magazines
Culinary Magazines

This selection is in addition to a selection of children's magazines, as well as our impressive online-accessible collection of 300 titles available on Culturethèque at all times.

Using the Library

We welcome everyone to visit the library, browse our collections, and consult the catalog and the librarians. Borrowing privileges are reserved for members of the French Cultural Center.

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FAQs

Wondering how to access your library account? Check out these frequently asked questions to find the answer you're seeking!

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