Immerse Yourself!

Come and immerse yourself in the French language with our extensive collection of books, DVDs, CDs, videos and magazines. We have one of the largest French language collections in the area.  We are open to everyone, members and non-members alike, however borrowing privileges are for Alliance Française de San Diego members only.

Please contact to schedule an appiontment to visit the library.

Culturethèque: Your French e-Library

      • 24/7 access from your personal computer, tablet, or smartphone.
      • Access your favorite magazines as they hit newsstands.
      • View concerts and shows, listen to lectures, introduce children to cultural materials, read e-books and  comics, and take advantage of language-learning materials tailored to your needs
      • Over 400 magazines, 1,000 books, 200 comics, 300 videos and 370 learning materials.

Register to Culturethèque here!

Not a member? Sign-up today!


Due to Covid-19 we are currently accepting visits apon request. Please contact to schedule an appointment to visit the library.

      • Books: Borrow up to 5 books for one month. Items can be renewed once. Late fee: 25 cents per item/per day.
      • DVDs and CDs: Borrow up to 2 items for one week. DVDs and CDs are non- renewable. Late fee: 1 dollar per item/per day.
      • Renewals: or (858) 550-0144. Please provide your first and last name.
      • Returns: You may return items in the specified container in the lobby.
      • Exclusively for AFSD members: free access to your French e-library. Thousands of documents for all ages
        Just a few clicks away.
      • Free Wi-Fi
      • On site access to AFSD tablets and e-readers
      • On site access to TV5Monde USA

Created in partnership with Institut Français

We also welcome donations, please call us at 858 550-0144 for further information.

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