Alliance Française Library
Alliance Française Library CatalogBooks, movies, music, audiobooks, language learning materials, and magazines in French. A unique collection for children and adults in the DC area.
CATALOG FAQHow do I log in?
You must be an Alliance Française member to have a library account
Your ID ("identifiant") and password are the same: it's the barcode number (after the zeros) on your Alliance Française membership card. Ex: 012345 is login/password 12345.
Can I renew online?
You can renew all other items a maximum of two times from your account, as long as they are not reserved by another customer. Please call or email us to renew overdue items (see our policy about renewals and late fees)
You cannot renew new DVDs, some language learning sets, and materials reserved by other patrons.
Can I reserve items?
You can reserve items that are currently checked out.
Can I make suggestions?
Yes. From your account, click on "My suggestions".
En anglais ou en français?
Use the dropdown menu under the Alliance logo on the left of the screen to switch the catalog interface language to French, English, or Spanish.
Is this the Culturethèque e-library?
No, the Culturethèque library can be accessed here. AF members have access to our e-library and can create accounts by clicking on the red "subscribe" button on the homepage.