(We offer free access to our members)

What is Culturethèque?

Culturethèque is a francophone online library which makes more than 250 magazines, 1,000 books (including eBooks and children's books), 200 comics, 300 videos and other useful learning materials accessible.

Accessible from any
computer, tablet or smartphone.

Enhance your language skills with
materials tailored to your needs.

If you are not yet a member of  the Alliance Française de San Francisco...

Join us today!

Read French classics, discover the latest literary sensation, access the most up-to-date French newspaper and magazines, share animated children books with your little ones.

Listen to classical music, jazz, pop, French songs and world music, learn about new artists in interviews.

WATCH: Watch live news programs, download fun science shows, discover wonderful artists through their video-concerts. 

LEARN: Culturethèque offers wide and comprehensive resources for our French students, according to their level, to help them in the learning process.


    AFSF Members get a free access to Culturethèque.

    How to create a new account?

    • Visit the Culturethèque website (button below)
    • Click on “Cliquez ici pour vous inscrire”
    • Create your login - Please use your the first letter of your first name and your last name with no spaces as your user name. (IE: jsmith)
    • Choose Alliance Française de San Francisco as your library .
    • Once you have created your account on Culturethèque, your access is limited to 48h. Please contact AFSF at to extend your free access to one year. 
    • Let us know if you encounter any issue.

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    Contact Us

    Alliance Française de San Francisco
    1345 Bush Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    Tel: +1 (415) 775-7755

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    Alliance Française de San Francisco is an American Public Charity Nonprofit, tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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