Library

The media library was refurbished and inaugurated in March 2012. Members can choose between more than 700 French films on dvd of which several are subtitled in English. These include classics, comedies, dramas and action.

For Francophone or French speakers there is a library containing about 500 novels by well-known authors. There is also a wide selection of French books at different levels for students learning the French language in the Learner’s corner.

The Alliance also subscribes to 13 different French magazines which appeal to a diversity of tastes. The magazine Bien Dire specifically caters for learners of French and includes articles which can be read by beginners to advanced students of French. Some of the other titles which the Alliance subscribes to are Elle (fashion), Cuisine Actuelle (cooking), Côté Sud (décor), Paris Match, Courier International, Le nouvel observateur (current affairs)etc.

Children can relax and read a wide selection of books in the children’s corner which is colorfully decorated. They can draw, write and play with letters on the whiteboard and meet and play with Pingou and friends.