Library Blog

The doors are open

Thursday, 11 March 2010 18:34 Written by
Two or three times a year the Library opens its doors to give those who don’t know us already a chance to look around and kick the tires. This Saturday 13 March non-members (and members, of course) are invited to the Open House to partake in: • All manner of…

'Kitchen Chinese': A role reversal

Tuesday, 09 March 2010 10:03 Written by
As the programs manager for the American Library in Paris, I'm used to organizing author talks, not giving them. But when I published my first novel last month, I found myself on the other side of the fence. My book tour in the States had lots of highs (seeing old…

Librarians or cybrarians?

Monday, 08 March 2010 11:48 Written by
In a New York Times review of 'This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All," by Marylin Johnson, reviewer Pagan Kennedy writes that Johnson "cheerleads for these Brave New Librarians, championing the efficiency of online searches and digitized archives. And yet, without meaning to, her book…

First Sunday at the Library

Sunday, 07 March 2010 12:50 Written by
Sunday 7 March, 12h58: Matthew and Jack Jourlait become the first customers for the Library's new Sunday opening hours (13h00-19h00). Matthew (left) and Jack Jourlait stand by as Anita Castanho, the new Sunday circulation assistant, opens the doors. The young men headed straight to the mystery section.

Browser: An introduction

Sunday, 07 March 2010 13:42 Written by
Welcome to Browser, the new blog of the American Library in Paris. We hope these offerings – about books (and e-books), magazines, libraries, this Library, the information age, bookstores, authors, expatriate life, the French-American relationship, and much more -- will provide food for thought, grist for the mill, windows on…

November Holiday Closure

Sunday, 01 March 2009 21:57 Written by
The Library will be closed on Thursday 1 November for All Saint's Day (Toussaint) and Sunday 11 November for Armistice Day (Armistice 1918). For directions to the Library and other holiday closures, visit our Location and Hours page.
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