Become a Member

In line with the latest government decisions, our Click & Collect Library Service will resume from Sat 10 Apr. La Médiatheque and Bibliothèque Quentin Blake remain closed until our forthcoming reopening.

Please note that all subscriptions to our Membership issued from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2020 are automatically extended for 6 months.

Browse our online catalogue and book your items for pick up and return on Wed & Sat from 1.30 to 6pm at Bibliothèque Quentin Blake.

Until our full reopening, you can also:
+ visit Culturethèque to access a wide range of digital content for free.
+ access online newspapers and magazines free of charge on Europresse.

By becoming a member of the Institut français, you will help support the Institut’s activities and enjoy special benefits.

Buy it online here

To renew an existing membership, please log in to your account first

Any questions? Contact library@institutfrancais.org.uk, our online librarians will be happy to help!

Classic Kids (up to 12) Family Premium School
Concessionary rates for Institut français events & films at Ciné Lumière
No booking fees
Automatic subscription to our digital library Culturethèque
Full borrowing rights at La Médiathèque
20 books, DVDs, CDs & magazines for 3 weeks at La Médiathèque 20 books, DVDs, CDs & magazines for 3 weeks at the Children’s Library 80 books, DVDs, CDs & magazines for 3 weeks at La Médiathèque Unlimited number of items at La Médiathèque for 9 weeks 60 items for 3 months
Complimentary tickets at Ciné Lumière
2 tickets 4 tickets
Other
Access to our online resources + Eurotoolbox at La Médiathèque
£45, conc. £35*
Free for students of the Language Centre
£30 £80 £100 £100

*Who is entitled to the membership concessionary fee:
(on presentation of the necessary identification)
– full-time students, children (under 18), senior citizens, unemployed, registered disabled and French language teachers
– Students of the Instituto Cervantes, the Italian Cultural Institute and Goethe-Institut London
– ResCard holders
– members of CILIP

All students at the Institut’s Language Centre are entitled to a free classic membership valid for one year (and only once a year), upon presentation of an enrolment receipt. To be valid, the subscription to the membership has to be done by the end of the course booked.