LIBRARY HOURS:    Monday – Thursday, 10 am – 6 pm.  Friday  &  Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm

Immerse yourself in French with books and DVDs. One of the largest French collections in New Orleans, we are open to the public, though borrowing privileges are for AF members only.  We add titles monthly, and feature Adult, Learner’s, and Children’s sections.

DVDs: Borrow up to 3 DVDs for 2 weeks.
BOOKS: Borrow up to 4 books for one month.
Returns: Return items to the front desk or through the door slot after hours.  Please remember to return; we need your help to keep our stock intact!
Bring to Front Desk for checkout (or ask staff for assistance).  We use a simple write in/out system. 

Culturethèque Online Library

A collaborative website by Institut Français & Fondation Alliance Française aux Etats-Unis:  Browse online magazines, ebooks, newspapers, films, comics, podcasts, music, children’s content, and language learning resources for all levels and ages: Visit 
1) Click here to register
2) Then contact us ( to activate your account.  You can begin with temporary access,, but you must be confirmed to continue use of the site. Not a member? Join HERE

Second-Hand French Books for Sale & Donations

Come by the Alliance and shop second-hand! We have used books and kids’ items for any donation amount. All donations are used to buy new titles. We accept French Fiction and DVDs in good condition on a limited basis.  No VHS, CD’s or History titles. Contact us before dropping off. Merci.

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