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Opening Hours & Info

La Médiathèque

Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri : 12noon – 7.00pm
Sat : 12noon – 6.00pm
17 Queensberry Place
London SW7 2DT
T. 020 7871 3545
F. 020 7871 3519

An outside opening hours returns box is available during the Institut’s opening hours.


Following major refurbishment, our Children’s Library has reopened in September 2015 under the name Bibliothèque Quentin Blake. You can now access everything a child up to 12 years old needs to familiarise with French language and culture.

Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri : 1.00pm – 6.00pm
Sat : 12noon – 6.00pm
32 Harrington Road
London SW7 3ES

A returns box is available 24/7, simply put your items in the letter box.

Contact Us

For any enquiries, please email us at or call us on 020 7871 3545 during the opening hours of La Médiathèque.


La Médiathèque offers, for all visitors:

– Study areas and reading rooms
– Free wifi
– Computers with printing and photocopying options (10p per page)
– 2 Self-service machines for loans and returns
– Second-hand books for sale
– Wheelchair access to the first floor. Our librarians are on hand to collect documents from the second floor if needed

The Bibliotheque Quentin Blake offers:

– Reading rooms
– A self-service machine for loans and returns
– Second-hand books for sale

Feel free to bring your drinks and snacks from our in-house Bistrot to the Mediatheque.

Group Visits

For school or student groups, please contact our School Officer: – 020 7871 3518
For other group visits, please contact us: – 020 7871 3545

Room Hire

For further information on private room hires at La Médiathèque please contact: – 020 7871 3516