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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 our excellent digital library Culturethèque.


This Week at the Library:

Zero Faute: Dictee Night
Tue, May 14 at 6:30pm

Petits potes (Ages 1-4)
Thu, May 16 at 10:30am

Faites vos jeux! Scrabble
Thu, May 16 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
Advanced B2
• May 30
Adv. Beginner A2 • June 6
Culturethèque Tutorial
Learn how to access and use the digital library
Wed, June 5 at 6:30pm
Faites vos jeux !
Play games in French
Thu, May 16 at 6:30pm
Homework Help
Drop in for help on your language questions
Wed, May 22 at 5:30pm
Papotons !
Casual drop-in French conversation sessions
Tue, June 4 at 6:30pm
Zero Faute!
Activities to improve your French comprehension
Tue, May 14 at 6:30pm


Petits potes
Ages 1-4
Storytime for toddlers.

Thu, May 16, 23, 30
at 10:30am

From April 6, come to the Library to discover the PRIX ALBERTINE JEUNESSE book selection, fill in a reading sheet and participate in our great prize drawing!



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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