Nouveaux Livres

Discover our exciting selection of fiction and non-fiction by major contemporary writers.

New Books in July!

Nouveaux DVDs et CDs

Come discover our exciting selection of new films starring Juliette Binoche, Gérard Depardieu, Louise Bourgoin... and young up and coming actors!

Sils Maria Sils Maria

Olivier Assayas

Valley of Love Valley of Love

Guillaume Nicloux

Un beau dimanche Un beau dimanche

Nicole Garcia

Coup de Cœur

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Guillaume Long

Recommended by

Christianne Beasley
Régalez-vous cet été avec les trois tomes de la série de BD, A boire et à manger. Guillaume Long, illustrateur d'un blog du même nom sur le site web du Monde, nous fait découvrir les tendances saisonnières de la gastronomie française. Ses anecdotes et recettes joliment illustrées racontent ses réussites et mésaventures culinaires. A table !
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Nos Bibliographies

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.



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.

From the Blog

Frissonnez cet été!

Né dans les années 1840, le roman policier français a flirté tôt avec le portrait social, s'inspirant de contemporains tels que Balzac. Emile Gaboriau a…

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

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