Learners

Also called “Bibliothèque de l’apprenant”, this section is specially organized to support and aid students of all levels in French language learning. Items are selected by the librarians and are classified by levels with a color-coded scheme (A1=blue, A2=green, B1=orange and B2=red). It includes audio books and additional references for grammar, vocabulary, spelling and other specialized books.


General Resources

Looking for something to entertain, cultivate, or open your mind? You can certainly find it in one of the corners of the library:

Around 7,000 books covering all aspects of French culture and civilization: classic and contemporary literatures, thrillers, comics, travel books, French culture (arts, history, geography, society, philosophy, food & wine, and fashion), children’s books, and French learning books.

A growing selection of DVDs from comedies to dramas, from documentaries to animated films.

Around 300 of the most popular French music CDs, from classical music to hip-hop, from popular songs to pop music.

A selection of Periodicals (L’Obs, Les Inrockuptibles, Bien-dire, J’apprends à lire) and the Le Monde newspaper (printed every day for the latest news) are also available.

Kids’ Corner

The Library offers around 1700 books, comics, CD and DVDs for children, from 0 to 16 years old, in a special cozy place for children and parents to enjoy reading.

Activities for the little ones:

Feed your children’s imagination with humor, mystery, and magic through reading, watching and listening – two occasions to make them dream:

Ciné-Goûter

Prepare to get on board in the imaginary world while watching funny French cartoons and movies. But before that, you shall enjoy a French crêpe or pain au chocolat prepared by our restaurant Le Coude Rouge. Movies are shown with English subtitles so every kid can join!

When:

Every last Saturday of the month: 3pm (snack) – 3.30pm (movie).

Where:

Snack in the restaurant Le Coude Rouge
Movie in the Auditorium (2nd floor)

Entrance fee:

Php250 for members / Php350 for non-members, including a snack, a drink and access to the movie.

Ciné-Goûter
Storytelling Hour in French/English

With Blandine and Anna, come listen to marvelous tales read in French and English, sing French songs and create arts and crafts to bring home a souvenir of the tale! A fun experience for both native speakers and complete beginners!

When:

Once a month: Saturday – 11am.

Where:

The Library

Entrance fee:

Free for members / Php250 for non-members

Ciné-Goûter

Quebec Library

Around 200 documents including novels, comics, CDs and DVDs are here to make you discover another French-speaking culture. Thinking of migrating to Quebec or simply interested to travel? We have documentaries to help you prepare your future trip!