A free service for all Alliance Française members!

What is Culturethèque?

It's your very own French e-library! 24/7 access from your personal computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Access your favourite magazines as they hit newsstands, view concerts and shows, listen to lectures, introduce children to cultural materials, read e-books, comics, and more!

Endless entertainment at your fingertips!

Culturethèque offers French news, comics, novels, current affairs (such as politics and the environment), self-training modules, books for French-language learners, easy/beginner French readings, articles on the humanities, concert recordings, web documentaries and more.

The resources are available via streaming or download (up to 21-day loans for two books simultaneously, limited to a maximum of five books per month), with the possibility of viewing the book via tablet, e-book reader, or smartphone.

Alongside the four main sections, ‘‘Read’’, ‘‘Listen’’, ‘‘Look’’, and ‘‘Learn’’, the ‘‘Youth’’ section now offers pages dedicated to young children, featuring characters from renowned children's series such as Lucky Luke, Pitt Ocha, Mimi Cracra, Ariol, Les Sépas, Astrib Bromure, Cédric, Les Sisters – as well as magazines – Abricot, Papoum, Les P’tites Sorcières, Spirou, Mickey, etc.

Gain 24/7 access to over 340,000 documents, including over:

  1. 1,000 books
  2. 200 comics
  3. 450 videos
  4. 370 learning materials
  5. 400 magazines

How Does It Work?

So, come take advantage of our selection of language-learning materials tailored to suit your needs.

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