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"If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads
but what he rereads."  Francois Mauriac

Alliance Francaise San Diego

As a member of the Alliance Francaise de San Diego, you can borrow one or many books from our wide collection accumulated over years. We have one of the largest French Language selections in San Diego.

Each year we purchase new books including "Goncourt" or "prix des lecteurs". 

Contact Susan, our librarian at to check out or return some of them.

Adults books

+ 1500 books

Children's books

Teenager's books

+ 500 books

+250 books

Culturethèque: Your French e-Library

As a member, you also have access to Culturethèque de l'Institut Français. What is it? 

- It's the possibility to read French magazines as they hit newsstands.

- The access to more than 200,000 documents online.

- The opportunity to practice your French through different media like books, comics, videos, concerts, shows, and learning materials

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