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:

  3,000 novels by francophones and international authors, with new additions monthly

   650 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

  Magazine subscriptions for learners of French

  600 French Canadian resources

Opening Hours

Exceptionally, the Alliance Francaise of Calgary will be closed on Tuesday, June 29th (all day).

Our Library will open on June 19th.
Tuesday to Friday from 3.00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


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 check our resources, click HERE. Please note that not all of resources are entered in our catalogue yet.
You can renew, reserve and view your holdings information online.

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