General Library Information
Learn more about our extensive collection, opening hours and lending policies.
Come enjoy our welcoming and relaxing environment, fully accessible and open from Monday to Friday. You will find a professional bilingual service for all: students, teachers, children and adults. We have contemporary collections representing the latest literary works from international authors.
Our 9,000 resources include:
1,400 novels by francophones and international authors, with new additions monthly
800 essays (philosophy, social sciences, art, tourism, history and geography)
1,500 resources in the youth collection (novels, non-fiction, comic books, story books)
200 resources in the learner's library (français facile, abridged classics, audio books)
900 DVDs (francophone world cinema for youth and adults) with new releases monthly
400 albums of Francophone world music
600 French Canadian resources
Monday to Friday: 9AM to 5PM - Closed on Saturday & Sunday (except on Café-croissant Saturdays).
Individual membership: 3 books, 3 DVDs, 3 CDs, 3 magazines.
Family membership: 8 books, 5 DVDs, 3 CDs, 5 magazines.
Late Returns: Please respect our other members and return your items on time. Items must be returned within office hours. If returns occur more than 10 days after the due date, you will be charged until the items are returned: $0.25 per day per item. When an item becomes more than 30 day overdue, borrowing privileges will be blocked until the item is returned and the late fees cleared.
Damaged or lost item: Any damaged or lost items will be reimbursed by the borrower based on the replacement value of items.
To access your account, simply click on catalogue, enter your user name (first initial and last name) without a password.
You can now renew, reserve and view your holdings information online.
Youth French Resources
A partnership between the Centre de Ressources Francothèque (CRF) and the Alliance Française of Calgary (AFC) puts Francophone youth resources in the spotlight! More than 800 books from the youth catalogue of AFC are available at the CRF. (Don't forget to bring your AFC membership card).
Monday to Friday: 10AM to 4PM
Saturday: 10AM to 3PM
Closed on Sunday
4800 Richard Road SW
Calgary, AB T3E 6L1