The French Cultural Hub in the City Centre

With a bright, redesigned and multiform space, digital tablets and all of our collections, the new library is a vital addition to the expansion of French culture in Ireland. Our digital portal, Culturethèque, offers over 150,000 French books, magazines, music, culture, tutorials and much more! Our weekly and monthly workshops are waiting for you too!


  Library Opening Hours:  Monday 16h30-19h30  /  Tuesday-Thursday 12h-19h30  /  Friday 12h-17h  /  Saturday 9h30-14h00


Weekly Workshop   Weekly Workshop   Weekly Workshop

Toddlers’ Time

Tuesdays at 10.30am
45 minutes of songs, games and stories
€5 / Free for Members

From 12 months old


Bilingual Storytelling

Tuesdays at 4pm
45 minutes stories in both French & English
€5 / Free for Members
From 4 years old


Reading Aloud

Wednesdays at 12.30pm
Listen to and discuss books, articles, etc.
€5 / Free for Members
For Adults

Monthly Cinéclub
La Vie est un long fleuve tranquille
Thursday 26 April – 7.40pm

€5 / Free for Premium Members

Join us every month for the screening of one of the most popular box-office hits in French cinema history, preceded by an informal presentation with a free glass of wine!

The Cinéclub is free for Alliance Française Premium Members among many other advantages! More on Memberships


The French Library is part of the European Libraries Dublin, a new initiative that aims at creating bridges between languages, books and cultures through common cultural events and workshops.
European Libraries Dublin is comprised of the
Alliance Française Dublin, Goethe Institut Irland, Instituto Cervantès Dublin and Istituto Italiano di Cultura Dublino.