Media Library


This year, the Alliance Francaise network in India and Nepal is participating in a worldwide contest in which the Alliance students of AF from different countries will face each other by answering questions about French culture: art, gastronomy, history, and language. In this second edition, the contest is international, and more than +35 countries participate. It will be organized with …

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A digital platform where one can have access from anywhere to French books, news papers, magazine and movies apart from the resources available in our library. Keep up to date with the latest developments happening in France and globally through our magazines and newspapers on our online French library “Culturethèque”. Not only will you be up to date with the …

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LibraryFest 2022 – French Kaleidoscope 2022

Have you ever Experience or read about Architecture in France and India. Can you expect an Architect turning your imaginations to reality. Do you want to learn or know about Architecture? If you are curious about the topic, let’s join the second online session of the French Kaleidoscope 2022 series on May 21 (11:30 -12:30) **Topic- Mind to Building-Power to …

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Pépites Internationales

Pépites Internationales 2021. Pépites Internationales offers you the possibility to enjoy a rich selection of French books, specially handpicked for young readers. What is Pépites Internationales? Click here Read the book and Participate in this fun & interactive session with Prof. Poonam! Comic book in Focus: ‘La Grande Métamorphose de Théo’ available on Culturethèque, Click here To register, click here   …

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OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) AFM Members and AFM students can view online resources available in our library using OPAC at There is nothing better than curling up with a good book and being transported into another world. Especially for those who want to avoid the autumn season and while a novel is a welcome gift for any book lover. There …

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Become a member at our media library

  Become a member at AFM library, Scan here for the membership form. Ours is not just another library, but a veritable cultural & intellectual melting pot, thronged by people of different nationalities, age groups, professions & intellectual orientations. Located at the heart of one of the most happening places in Chennai, the library houses  a collection of over 6,200 …

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General Information

Opening hours of the Media library: From Tuesday to Friday: 9h – 18h Saturday: 10h – 18h Sunday: 10h – 17h Closed on Mondays and public holidays Contact: Librarian: Dev prashant SAMBANDAN and Aleena JESIN Tel: +91 44 2827 9803 / 2827 1477 E-mail: librarian[at]

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Services Offered

Services Offered: Internet access: Four computer workstations with high speed internet connectivity where students can expand their knowledge of French language and culture Free access to our online multimedia library: through the CULTURETHEQUE website, members may enjoy online access to e-books and comics, hundreds of papers and magazines, as well as music and videos. Students will also improve their french …

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Membership & Tariff

AF Madras Library Tariffs OPTIONS Fee Validity Documents lent Basic Library membership Rs. 1,000/- One year (for the duration of the course for AFM students) FOR 3 WEEKS: 4 books FREE for AFM students & French language teachers Multimedia Library Membership Rs. 2,000/-* One year (for the duration of the course for AFM students) FOR 3 WEEKS: 4 books FOR …

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Rules & Regulations of the Library

Membership: 1. Library membership: Library membership is open to the residents of Chennai and its suburbs. Documents required for opening a Library membership are: valid photo ID (Voter ID card, passport, driving license, Aadhar Card, pan card, Employment ID card of Government or MNC staff) recent stamp sized photographs Proof of address (a photocopy of ration card, lease or rental …

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