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John & Francine Haskell Library

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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


This Week at the Library:

Homework Help
Wed, Jan 23 at 6:30pm

Petits potes
Thu, Jan 24 at 10:30am

Cercles de lecture
Thu, Jan 24 at 6:30pm



Homework Help
Drop in for help on your language questions
Wed, Jan 23 at 6:30pm
Ouvrez à la page
Library staff present their Top 8 Picks of the Month
Tue, Jan 29 at 6:30pm
Faites vos jeux !
Play Scrabble in French
Thu, Jan 31 at 6:30pm
Cercles de lecture
Book group
Adv. Beginner A2 • Feb 7
Intermediate B1
• Jan 17
Advanced B2 • Jan 24


Petits potes
Ages 1-4
Storytime for toddlers

Thu, Jan 24 at 10:30am
Les petites histoires du samedi
All Ages
A family-style story hour

Sat, Feb 2 at 11:30am


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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