The John and Francine Haskell Library, located on the 2nd floor of FIAF’s historic Beaux-Arts building in Manhattan, is one of the largest private French libraries in the country with an extensive collection of books, magazines, French study guides, and DVDs.
Become a FIAF Member to enjoy borrowing privileges at the library, as well as free access to the Culturethèque digital library and free admission to all library programs.
Tue-Thu: 11:30am–7:30pm • Sat: 10am–3pm
22 East 60th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
PLEASE NOTE: The Haskell Library will be closed Tue, Sept 19th – Thu, Sept 21st while we install our new permanent installation, Plonk & Replonk – Bébert – Cabinet of Curiosities. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, September 23rd.
We invite everyone to join us at the opening reception on Thursday, September 21st from 6pm-8pm. RSVP here.
Relax with a book in the Reading Room, access French language learning resources at The Jacques and Alexandre Leviant Centre d’Auto-Apprentissage, visit The Dillon Family Centre de Ressources for informational services, and bring the kids to the cozy Espace Jeunesse, a dedicated space for young readers.
Nov 4, 11, 18
Dec 2, 9 (Theme: Les fêtes de l'hiver), 16
Drop in on Saturdays for free family-style French storytime at the FIAF Library! Held in the main reading room and featuring books carefully curated from the library’s collection, each week will focus on a different theme.
Bring your toddler to the FIAF Library for storytime in French! Little ones will enjoy interactive stories, games, and songs, all in a group setting. Held in the Library’s adorable Kids’ Room, each session will also include a fun arts & crafts activity.