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John & Francine Haskell Library

Welcome to the leading French library in the United States! Become a FIAF Member and enjoy the library's extensive collection of books, magazines, DVDs, and the digital Library Culturethèque. Learn more.


Library Hours

Mon: 4pm–8pm
Tue–Thu: 11:30am–8pm
Fri: 11:30am–3pm
Sat: 9:30am-3pm
Sun: Closed


Library Programs

Homework SOS
Wed, from 6:30-7:30pm
Faites vos jeux !
Apr 12 Scrabble
May 10 Taboo
Jun 14 Scrabble
Cercles de lecture
Level A2 • Mar 22
Level B1 • Apr 26
Level B2 • Apr 19

Programs for Kids

Appliquons-nous !
(Ages 3-5)

Mar 29
L’Heure du conte
(Ages 4-6)

Apr 18 • May 2, 16, 30
Les petits potes
(ages 1–4)

Mar 22 & 29 • Apr 5, 12
La biblie qui rit !
Every Saturday


40,000 books, 1,500 DVDs, French learning guides, newspapers, and magazines for adults as well as children of all ages.

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Digital Library

Get French eBooks, magazines, films, bandes dessinées, podcasts, and more for your tablet from FIAF's digital library. Free for FIAF Members!

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Language Learning

The Library's Jacques and Alexandre Leviant Centre d’Auto-Apprentissage offers materials and services that help you enhance your French learning experience at FIAF.

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Kids' Corner
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