Enjoy our collection

French books, CD's, DVD's, magazines and more...

Learn more about our extensive collection, opening hours and lending policies.

Our library is a unique place in Christchurch dedicated to the discovery of the French language and Francophone cultures. Whether you are a beginner or almost bilingual, here you can find the most suitable resources and tools needed to support your cultural immersion and progression in French.

So come enjoy our welcoming and relaxing environment!

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 5pm
Friday 9.30am to 2pm

Discover our library catalogue

Books and resource available to our members and students.

We have contemporary collections representing the latest literary works from international authors.

Explore the library.

Lending Policies

Your AFC Membership allows you to borrow items for 4 weeks, and renew them for 4 more weeks. You can renew items by phone or email. For more info about the membership, click HERE.

  • Individual membership: 6 items (books, DVDs, CDs or magazines).  
  • Family membership: 10 items (books, DVDs, CDs or magazines).

Late Returns: Please respect our other members and return your items on time. Items must be returned within office hours.

Damaged or lost items: Any damaged or lost items will be paid back by the borrower based on the replacement value of the items.

Become a member

Become a member of Alliance Française de Christchurch for exclusive offers and discounts.