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

  Magazine subscriptions

  600 French Canadian resources

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9AM to 5PM - Closed on Saturday & Sunday (except on Café-croissant Saturdays).


Your AFC Membership allows you to borrow items for 3 weeks, and renew them for three more weeks. You can renew items by phone or email. For more info about the membership, click HERE.


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).


Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 10AM to 4PM
Saturday: 10AM to 3PM
Closed on Sunday


4800 Richard Road SW
Calgary, AB T3E 6L1


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