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Désir de Lire - Book Club

  • Our Bookstore 1030 Howard Street Omaha, NE, 68102 United States (map)

Enrichissez-vous avec le Désir de Lire!

Désir de Lire will meet monthly, with a few scheduled breaks for holidays, from 4:00pm - 5:30pm.  We will focus on book selections from Lance Donaldson-Evans' fabulous book - 100 Great French Books: From the Middle Ages to Present.  Venue may change as needed.

Désir de Lire book club is for AFO members only.  If you would like to participate and are not a member, please consider joining. 


Pour le 29 avril, on a choisi Chéri de Colette. On va lire peut-etre la moitie.

Pour septembre, on a choisi Ma Vie et mes films de Jean Renoir.



The book club will meet in April and May, then a summer break for June, July, August and it will resume again in September

As always, we thank Juliette Parnell for being our animatrice and we thank Our Bookstore which is owned by AFO members Vera and Mark Mercer and operated by Mark’s mother and AFO member, Agnes Clark. 

For more information or to sign up, email: 

If current information regarding location is not posted on our website, simply email us at and we will send you the host’s address.

There will be no participation fee, although members will purchase their own books.  Advanced or intermediate level of French is advised, although anyone is welcome to attend and listen.  We look forward to seeing you!

Remember — any member is welcome to join us anytime!  Feel free to spread the word.

Note:  Books in French are available through a variety of resources.  We recommend ordering online from, or  

Earlier Event: April 21
Le français et les langues romanes
Later Event: May 10
L'Heure de l'Apéro!