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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.

John & Francine Haskell Library

Welcome to the leading French library in the United States! Become a FIAF Member and enjoy the library's extensive collection of books, magazines, DVDs, and the digital Library Culturethèque. Learn 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

is always open!

This Week at the Library:
Tue, Nov 13 at 6:30pm
Homework SOS
Wed, Nov 14 at 6:30pm
Petits potes
Thu, Nov 15 at 10:30am


Programs for Adults

Cercles de lecture
Monthly book groups
Level A2 • Thu, Dec 13
Level B1 • Thu, Nov 15
Level B2 • Thu, Nov 29
At 6:30pm
Casual drop-in French conversation sessions
Tue, Nov 13 at 6:30pm
Homework SOS
Drop in for help on your language questions
Wed, Nov 14 at 6:30pm
Ouvrez à la page
Library staff present their Top 10 Picks of the Month
Tue, Nov 27 at 6:30pm
Culturethèque Tutorial
Learn how to access and use the digital library
Wed, Nov 28 at 6:30pm
Zero Faute!
Activities to improve your French comprehension
Tue, Dec 4 at 6:30pm
Faites vos jeux !
Play Taboo in French
Thu, Dec 6 at 6:30pm
En Route
Tips and tricks for beginner-level students
Wed, Dec 12 at 6:30pm

Programs for Kids

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
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


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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