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Our offices (phone service) will be closed on Friday July 3rd. Items are due after the Alliance Française re-opens, at a date to be determined. Fines are waived. Be well

Cafés Conversation

As our building is currently closed, our Cafés Conversation have been cancelled, however you can join our Café d'Albi, which is an online conversation in French with two native French Alliance Française staff members. Café d'Albi is every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please find more information under our event page here:


Café Conversation · Tuesday

Every Tuesday afternoon-online-from 4 to 5, an eclectic group of Francophones, ranging from intermediate level students to native speakers, meets over coffee and cookies to discuss everything from the weather to the latest Steppenwolf play or an upcoming Millennium Park concert in a lively round table discussion.

Free - Contact our Library to join: 


Café Conversation · Wednesday

Beginning to intermediate level French guided by a native French Alliance staff member. All are welcome in our Médiathèque, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, twice per month. Practice speaking French in a relaxed environment.

Free - Join us for the Café d'Albi, find it on our calendar: 

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Questions? Call us at (312) 337‑1070.