Media Library

Head of Media Library : Ms. Sandhia Vasseur
Phone numbers: 033 4006 4804

E-mail: library.kolkata@afindia.org

Library timings:
Monday to Saturday: 10.00 am to 6.30 pm

Our media library aims to help you discover, explore and improve the knowledge of contemporary francophone cultures and languages within the state of Bengal and to furnish documentary and cultural tools necessary to the learning of students and the teaching of professors.

Its collection of approximatively 6250 documents is the largest collection of documents in French in the Eastern of India. It includes notably a library for learners, one for teachers, one game library and a library of 260 old and rare books unique in India. The library is equipped with a wide range of dictionaries, audio and visual aids. Our media library offers a glimpse into the world of French art, culture and literature, French magazines and civilization along with  comics, books for children, CDs, and DVDs.

Here is our online catalog.

We also propose digital ressources through the digital library Culturethèque to our suscribers. One can follow French news on France 24 and play various video games on our ps4.

Regular workshops (usually two times per week) concerning the French and francophone languages and cultures are conducted at the media library, they are free of cost and open to all.

Students and librarian at one of the three weekly workshops on French language and culture.

A PS4 is available in the library

Students of Alliance accessing Culturethèque on Ipads available in our media library

Students of Alliance accessing Culturethèque on Ipads available in our media library