La Médiathèque offers a wide range of multimedia documents for everyone.
The best way to get a sense of the extent of our collection is to browse our catalogue. You are sure to find plenty of treasures to enjoy among the 40,000 items listed!
- Classic and contemporary literature in French and in English
- Document about contemporary France and essays by French Thinkers
- French language learning resources for beginners to advanced levels
- Hundreds of film DVDs available with subtitles and an online access to titles for members
- Special graphic novels collections
- Newspapers and magazines with latest copies available to read on site or online
- A panorama on French history with a special focus on WW2. Archives with more historical value are available upon request
Bibliothèque Quentin Blake is a dedicated space for children’s collection catered to kids up to 12 years old.
- Picture books, nursery rhymes and traditional tales for the very young
- Comic books, stories for early readers and novels
- Board games
Become a Member
Borrow items, access to digital resources and enjoy special rates on films and cultural events
La Médiathèque is located on the first and second floors of the Institut français and fully accessible. It comprises our collections, flexible study areas, modern rooms as well as our gorgeous Art Déco listed reading room.
Everybody is welcome to read, study and enjoy the unique atmosphere of our premises. Being a member allows you to borrow items and enjoy special benefits.
There are plenty of learning and reading areas, all equipped with free computers access, WIFI and device charging. A digital piano supplied with headphones is also available for free upon reservation at the library reception desk when you visit us.
Bibliothèque Quentin Blake
Named after its beloved patron Sir Quentin Blake, the Bibliothèque Quentin Blake is a place where children and their families can enjoy reading, playing, learning and making up stories together. The two-floors library boasts original artworks by illustrators including a magnificent mural decoration by Quentin Blake himself.
There are plenty of informal and comfortable reading spaces and often something fun happening!