French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)



John & Francine Haskell Library

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This Week at the Library:

Homework Help
Wed, Feb 20 at 6:30pm

Petits pôtes (ages 1-4)
Thu, Feb 21 at 10:30am

Cercles de lecture
Intermediate B1
Thu, Feb 21 at 6:30pm


Library Hours

Mon–Thu: 11:30am–8pm
Fri: 11:30am–3pm
Sat: 9:30am–3pm
Sun: Closed
Check holiday dates here.

is always open!


Library Location

FIAF, 2nd Floor,
22 East 60th Street, NYC



Cercles de lecture
Book group
Adv. Beginner A2 • Mar 14
Intermediate B1
• Feb 21
Advanced B2 • Mar 7
Homework Help
Drop in for help on your language questions
Wed, Feb 21 at 6:30pm
Ouvrez à la page
Library staff present their Top 8 Picks of the Month
Tue, Feb 26 at 6:30pm
Faites vos jeux !
Play Scrabble in French
Thu, Feb 28 at 6:30pm
Papotons !
Casual drop-in French conversation sessions
Tue, Mar 5 at 6:30pm
Culturethèque Tutorial
Learn how to access and use the digital library
Wed, Mar 6 at 6:30pm
Zero Faute!
Activities to improve your French comprehension
Tue, Mar 12 at 6:30pm


Petits potes
Ages 1-4
Storytime for toddlers

Thu, Feb 21 at 10:30am
Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam
Ages 3-8
Storytelling in English. Part of the TILT Kids Festival.

Sat, Mar 2 at 10am
RSVP required


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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