John & Francine Haskell Library

Welcome to the leading French library in the United States!

Become a FIAF Member and enjoy free access to the Culturethèque digital library right now, as well as the extensive collection of books, magazines, DVDs at our Library on the 2nd floor at FIAF. Learn more about the Library here.

Please Note: The Library is now open! See hours of operation below. Please note that no fines will be charged for the remainder of 2021. Contact us at if you have any questions.

Digital Library


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!

Library @ FIAF

Hours & Location

Open this Fall
Tue–Thu: 11:30am–7:30pm (from Sep 14)
Sat: 10–3pm (from Sep 25)

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

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.

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.

Collections / Resources

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.