John & Francine Haskell Library

Welcome to the leading French library in the United States!

Become a FIAF Member and enjoy access to our extensive collection of books, magazines, DVDs, as well as the Culturethèque digital library. Learn more about the Library here.

Library Book Club

Library Program

Cercles de lecture

Thursdays at 6:30pm
Adv. Beginner A2: Feb 20, Mar 26
Intermediate B1: Mar 5
Advanced B2: Mar 19
FIAF Haskell Library

Explore French literature while honing your language skills in monthly book groups at the Library.

Upcoming Programs

Library Program

Petits potes

Thursdays, 10:30-11:15am
Feb 6, 13, 27
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
FIAF Haskell Library

Toddlers (ages 1-4) enjoy a story hour time with songs and games.

Library Program

Zero faute!

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm
Feb 11 and Mar 17
FIAF Haskell Library

Hone your listening comprehension skills in this classic exercise in writing correct French.

Visit, Browse, Borrow!

Hours & Location

Mon: 4–8pm
Tue–Thu: 11:30am–8pm
Fri: 12–4pm
Sat: 10–3pm

22 East 60th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10022

Online Catalog

Get access to the online Library catalog to reserve titles, renew materials, look up due dates, rate you reads, and share recommendations with other Library members.

Culturethèque Digital Library

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

Get a Library Account

To borrow materials and get full access to the Library's programs and services, you must become a FIAF Member and then set up your Library account.


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

Study Center & French Learning Resources

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.

Library Kids' Corner

A special reading and playtime space for children and parents is located in a cozy corner of the FIAF Library.