Events - 11 Mar 23

Public Speaking Competition for high school students | 11/03/2023 | 2:00 pm-5:45 pm

Public Speaking Competition for high school students

The library, the English Speaking Union and the Maison de l’Europe are pleased to invite the general public to the French National Public Speaking Competition in English for high school students on Saturday, March 11th starting at 2 pm.

High school students from local schools in the Maine-et-Loire will be competing to represent France in the International Public Speaking Competition, organized by the English Speaking Union to take place in London this May.

The library is proud to help empower these young students! Please contact the library for more information and to sign up as a spectator at or This event is free and open to the public.

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) | 11/03/2023 | 4:15 pm-5:15 pm

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

Are you a new mom or dad and looking to meet other English-speaking parents in the area? The BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) group is a way for families with young children to connect and chat about anything and everything related to the journey into parenthood. This group is for English-speaking parents with a baby (or babies!) under 3 years old so be sure to bring them along! Bilingual and multilingual families are welcome, too. The group will meet one Saturday a month from 4:15-5:15pm in the back of the library.

This activity is free for library members. For more information or to sign up, please contact the group leader.