Bringing France closer to home

The Resource Centre of Alliance Française of Hyderabad is a large, and quiet space for learning, discovering, and improving French language skills.

Members of library can access Culturethèque a digital platform. You can access hundreds of documentary resources for free on your computers.

These include books, audio books, videos, newspapers, magazines, journals, music & resources for learning French language.

The médiathèque counts:

  • Over 5000 books on various subjects & BDs (French comic books)
  • Hundreds of magazines for different levels of French learners and speakers
  • 400+ DVDs (300 French films / fictions and 100 documentaries)
  • Over 60 music CDs
  • Easy to read” French books
  • Learners library from A1 to B1
  • Collection of French magazines
  • Tourism corner  with tourist guides & maps
  • A video game corner (PS4),
  • An audio / visual corner to watch films and documentaries, and computers for browsing Internet & Culturethèque, our online library.
  • Various puzzles and board games for everyone to play!

We welcome all students and members to visit the library, and spend some time immersing yourself in French and taking it to the next level!

Loan Details

Three books can be borrowed for an intitial duration of 3 weeks, and can be renewed for another 3 weeks upon request.

Two magazines can be borrowed for an intitial duration of 3 weeks, and can be renewed for another 3 weeks upon request.

One comic book can be borrowed for an intitial duration of 3 weeks, and can be renewed for another 3 weeks upon request.

One CDs or DVDs can be borrowed for an intitial duration of 1 weeks, and can be renewed for another 1 weeks upon request.

Membership Registration

The members of the library of Alliance Française of Hyderabad have a number of benefits such as:

  • Borrow books and medias
  • Participate in all the open library events
  • Watch any of the movie, music or documentary or play French video games with our PS4
  • Have free access to Culturethèque, our online library where you can find hundreds of resources on any device!

Membership Details

Type Caution Deposit Registration Validity
Students ₹2000 ₹ 1000 1 year
General Public ₹2000 ₹ 1500 1 year
Institutional & Corporate members ₹3000 ₹2500 1 year

Documents Required

  • 2 Photos (1 passport and 1 stamp size)
  • A photocopy of valid I.D proof (voter’s card, driver’s license, passport, government /MNC issued proof of identity)
  • A photocopy of address proof (electricity bill, telephone bill, bank statement)

An official letter for Institutional & Corporate membership is required mentioning the names of the people authorized to borrow the books.

Registration process : Online and Offline

Online Procedure:

Step 1: Download the Library Membership form 2023

Step 2: Fill the form and pay the respective amount

Step 3: Send the filled form, screenshot of payment confirmation, along with the required documents to [email protected]

Offline procedure:

Drop by Alliance Française of Hyderabad during the library hours.

Monday to Friday : 9:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Saturday : 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


For any information or queries , reach out to us on [email protected]