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Thanksgiving Break

FIAF Manhattan will close at 3pm Wed, Nov 21 and reopen Mon, Nov 26.
Box Office will be closed on Thu but open Wed (12-7pm), Fri (12-7pm), and Sat (12-4pm).

FIAF Montclair will be closed Tue-Sun, Nov 20-25.

FIAF Library Kids' Corner

A special reading and playtime space for children and parents is located in a cozy corner of the FIAF's John & Francine Haskell Library. Here you will find an extensive collection of books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and CD-ROMs—all in French—for children of all ages to enjoy. A great place to relax with your child and read a book or watch a movie! Read more.


Library Hours

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

FIAF Library (2nd Floor)
22 East 60th Street
New York, NY


Programs for Kids

A ton tour !
All Ages
Board games in French

Sat, Nov 17 at 12pm
Video Lab
Ages 3-12
Discover new tablet apps, ebooks, and video games

Sat, Dec 8 at 12pm
Petits potes
Ages 1-4
Storytime for toddlers

Thu, Nov 15 at 10:30am
Les petites histoires du samedi
All Ages
Storytime in French

Sat, Dec 1 at 11:30am


Enjoy French stories, TV shows, and more for kids on the digital library Culturethèque.

Open 24x7
Free for FIAF Members

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Suggested Reading Lists (by age groups)
Ages 0-2 (pdf)
Ages 3-5 (pdf)
Ages 6-8 (pdf)
Ages 9-12 (pdf)
Ages 13-17 (pdf)
Online Catalog
Culturethèque for Kids

New & Notable
New Acquisitions
Links of Interest
Je veux lire une histoire...
Sur l’automne
Sur Babar
Sur la peinture et le dessin
eBooks Catalog
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