A French Library in SF

"Bienvenue à la Bibliothèque" !

We have a growing collection of over 500 CDs, 300 DVDs and several thousand books, including literary and popular fiction, mystery novels, plays, poetry and works in translation, as well as an "espace jeunesse" with hundreds of titles available for kids.
You can preview our catalog by clicking here (library blog). The library is open to the public.
AFSF members and students may borrow up to 3 books, 3 CDs and 3 DVDs for 3 weeks.
Click here to Become a Member (borrowing privileges for members only).  

Library hours

Monday: 10 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 9 am – 6:00 pm
Friday-Saturday: 10 am – 1:00 pm
You can also browse through Culturetheque, the online library.

Do you have any books you'd like to donate? 

Our library accepts donations, in French only, for:

  • books for kids and teenagers,
  • recent books (less than 5 years) for adults. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept older books anymore.
  • DVDs

We are also looking for French language board games and other educational games.


Contact us

Alliance Française de San Francisco 1345 Bush Street |
San Francisco, CA 94109 (+1) (415) 775 - 7755
Contact us: afsf@afsf.com

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