John & Francine Haskell Library

Welcome to the leading French library in the United States!

Become a FIAF Member and enjoy access to our extensive collection of books, magazines, DVDs, as well as the Culturethèque digital library. Learn more about the Library here.

FIAF Library is currently closed — join us for live programs on Zoom. View details below. Fines will be waived for all books due during the closure period.


LIVE Program


Practice French

LIVE Papotons!

Live on Zoom
Wednesday, April 8, from 4–5pm

Papotons!, a casual and relaxed drop-in program for French language learners is moving online! Join us on Zoom to practice your French conversation skills.


Free for Members!


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Culturethèque Digital Library

Get French eBooks, magazines, films, bandes dessinées, podcasts, and more for your tablet from FIAF’s digital library. Free for FIAF Members!


Book Club


Library Program

Cercles de lecture

Thursdays at 6:30pm
FIAF Haskell Library
Program is currently on hold.

Explore French literature while honing your language skills in monthly book groups at the Library.


Visit, Browse, Borrow!


Hours & Location

Library is currently closed.

Mon: 4–8pm
Tue–Thu: 11:30am–8pm
Fri: 12–4pm
Sat: 10–3pm

22 East 60th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10022

Online Catalog

Get access to the online Library catalog to reserve titles, renew materials, look up due dates, rate you reads, and share recommendations with other Library members.

Get a Library Account

To borrow materials and get full access to the Library's programs and services, you must become a FIAF Member and then set up your Library account.

Collections/Resources

40,000 books, 1,500 DVDs, French learning guides, newspapers, and magazines for adults as well as children of all ages.

Study Center & French Learning Resources

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.

Library Kids' Corner

A special reading and playtime space for children and parents is located in a cozy corner of the FIAF Library.