1 Kildare Street, Dublin 2


+353 (1) 638 14 43

Monday: 2pm-6pm

Tuesday-Thursday: 11am-1pm / 2pm-6pm

Friday: 2pm-5pm

Saturday: Closed

Regular timetable from September 27th

The French Library is a modern multiform space that can transform into a conference / screening venue with state-of-the-art audio and video systems. Books, graphic novels, newspapers, magazines, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, learning & teaching materials can be borrowed and consulted onsite. The online platform Culturethèque offers over 150,000 digital documents accessible anywhere in Ireland from any digital device. The French Library is the largest language library in Ireland.

The Library is a public space, and anyone may browse its collections. Borrowing rights and access to Culturethèque are on the other hand limited to Alliance Française Dublin Members. Get your Membership today!

Parents and their toddlers are invited for 15 minutes of listening to French stories and songs, live on Facebook from the Children’s Corner. Perfect to interact and bond with your little one and stimulate intellectual development.

Live on Facebook 

Calling all knitting lovers! The French Library is resuming its free collaborative workshop Trico’thé, online! Let’s knit, make friends and have some tea! All levels, in crocheting or in the French language, are welcome!

Live on Zoom 

Join our librarians for an hour of reading & listening to French texts (level ranging from A2 to C1) selected on a specific topic. After the reading, they will explain vocabulary and expressions and discuss the text with participants.

Live on Zoom

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 Alliance Française Dublin, Goethe Institut IrlandInstituto Cervantès Dublin and Istituto Italiano di Cultura Dublino.