To enter La Librairie des Enfants is to be transported. Our shelves are filled with books as well as toys and games that evoke the spirit and feel of an authentic French bookshop. La Librairie des Enfants, conveniently located by the 92nd Street Y, is geared to stimulate the minds and imaginations of children and families. It is a place for to explore, relax, enjoy and discover.

Discover The Petites Histoires at La Librairie des Enfants

Sign up for the « Petites Histoires » — a thematic reading program based on French albums selected from the best French publishers of children literature (Ecole des Loisirs, De La Martinière, Gallimard Jeunesse, Père Castor…). Children discover the French language through stories, fun activities, songs, role play and craft.

The Sessions welcome all children 7 months to 15 years of age, accompanied by an adult (parent/care giver). The « Petites Histoires » of La Librairie des Enfants offers authentic sounds of the French language with Matthieu and Flore who are two Native French teachers from France.

Sessions are 45 minutes long.

Sign up for classes with the calendar below or for more information click here >

Welcome into a playful and nurturing environment!

Having fun is just the beginning!

In the very special music class, your child will learn to sing French songs and comptines, dances and plays games at La Librairie des Enfants. In a 45 minutes’ session, children will explore with Mathieu and his guitare, rhythms, melodies, jeux de doigts and children’s songs from the French repertoire.

Open the bright red door at La Librairie des Enfants and embark on a voyage in the arts in French. Your kids will discover their creative side in an artistic adventure that will include painting, sculpture, poetry, collage, music and even some art history.

Sessions are 45 minutes long.

Sign up for classes with the calendar below, for more information click here.