French Library

Discover a world of French!

The Alliance Française of Calgary is proud to house one of the largest collection of French language items in Western Canada, with over 8,200 items covering multiple disciplines. It also serves as an important resource centre for students. While the media library is free to access, you must register as a member for borrowing privileges and to enjoy additional services.

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Browse through thousands of reference materials, check your current borrowed items, choose, reserve, and hold any item.

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New Arrivals


New arrivals for October

Come check out our new arrivals for October, with a huge amount of Louis de Funès goodness in it! 


New movies in our media library for September!

Come discover our new DVD releases for September! 


New Arrivals for August!


New DVD releases for June

Come discover our new DVD releases! Featuring French and Québécois films, including Patients - Step by Step by Grand Corps Malade. Now available in our media library: 


New DVD releases for May

Come discover our new DVD releases! Featuring French and Québécois films, including My Journey Through French Cinema by Bertrand Tavernier Now available in our media library: 
 


New movies for the summer!

Here a few staff picks among the new DVD arrivals:

- BOOMERANG

- ONCE IN A LIFETIME

- MUSTANG

- ALL THREE OF US

- THE MEASURE OF A MAN

- EASTERN BOYS

Policies

   Individual member can borrow 3 children books, 3 adult books, 3 comic books, 3 DVDs & 3 magazines.

  Family member can borrow 10 children books, 5 adult books, 5 comic books, 5 DVDs & 5 magazines.

Your AFC Membership allows you to borrow items for 3 weeks, and renew them for three more weeks. You can renew items by contacting our Librarian, Sigrid, by phone or email

Late Returns: Items must be returned within office hours. If returns occur more than 10 days after the due date, you will be charged until the items are returned: $0.25 per day per item. When an item becomes more than 30 day overdue, borrowing privileges will be blocked until the item is returned and the late fees cleared.

Damaged or lost item: Any damaged or lost items will be reimbursed by the borrower based on the replacement value of items.