Library & Resources

Enjoy an extensive collection of items suitable for every age and language level!

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: from 12pm to 8pm,
Saturday: from 10 am to 5pm,
Sunday: closed.

We are more than just a library! We provide our students of all levels with many opportunities to practice their French through regular activities such as Book Clubs, Writing Workshops, Language Exchange tables and Board game nights.
Film enthusiasts might enjoy our monthly Cine-club screenings.
Those curious to expand their minds are invited to join us for the many talks and encounters we host year-round, about topics as broad as ecology, history, literature, cinema and many more!

Any questions? Contact us by email at mediatheque@afhongkong.org, or give us a call at 2738 2712.

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New Acquisitions for Adults


Diplomatie (DVD)

Diplomatie (DVD)

This acclaimed French-German historical drama film will take you back to a critical moment in time, when Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling helped save many famous Paris landmarks from military destruction during German Occupation. French and English subtitles.

Je vis en France

Je vis en France

This book is perfect for anyone about to travel or move to France. Learn about French culture and institutions by reading these pleasant short texts. Beginners can enjoy this useful bool as early as level A2! 

Cahiers du Cinéma

Cahiers du Cinéma

The reference magazine for Cinema.

Bien-dire initial

Bien-dire initial

The 1st choice magazine for our students, designed specifically for French language learners!


New Acquisitions for Children


At the beach! A la plage!

At the beach! A la plage!

A cute bilingual book for children and parents learning French alike.

Histoires du soir pour filles rebelles

Histoires du soir pour filles rebelles

This wonderful book features short and accessible biographies of women who made history all over the world. A must-read for all kids and their parents, as early as A2.

J'aime Lire

J'aime Lire

Pour les petits de 6 à 8 ans


Our collections


  • Over 8,000 books (including classic and contemporary literature, children's fiction and nonfiction, a section about Hong Kong and China, as well as books related to the arts, cinema, tourism and much more!)
  • Over 800 comic books (both for adults and children)
  • Over 1,100 DVDs
  • Over 400 CDs
  • Over 1,500 magazines (both for adults and children)
  • A full section dedicated to French language learners' resources: audio-books and 'easy reads' fiction books suitable for every level; grammar, conjugation and vocabulary books; French text books.

The library offers students all the best materials and services to enhance their learning experience. 


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Les coups de coeur Monthly picks


Sorcières - la puissance invaincue des femmes

Sorcières - la puissance invaincue des femmes

Un essai nécessaire sur la figure historique de la sorcière (la femme indépendante, la femme savante, la femme qui fait peur) et sur l'influence qu'elle exerce encore sur nos sociétés actuelles.

A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

A witty, delighting book, written by a long-term British resident in Franch, which will enlighten anyone who wishes to know more about French culture.

Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise

Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise

Magnifique adaptation du célèbre roman de Dai Sijie en roman graphique.

Dans la combi de Thomas Pesquet

Dans la combi de Thomas Pesquet

Un roman graphique  hilarant qui raconte la vie extraordinaire de l'astronaute français Thomas Pesquet. Fous rires garantis !

Paroles Magazine

Published since 1971, the AF magazine is bilingual in French and Chinese. It has covered the French and Hong Kong artistic scene for more than 30 years.

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Library Events

Join our exciting year-round activities open to French learners and fluent French speakers alike: Book Club, monthly Cine-club, Talks & Encounters, Writing Workshops and many more!


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Other services

Wifi Access (members only)
Culturethèque (an e-resources platform)
Free Secondhand books... and much more!

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Loan conditions


All Alliance Française students have free access to the library. Anybody else is welcome to purchase a membership in order to obtain a library card and enjoy our resources.

You may reserve specific items directly from the Online Catalogue, as well as choose to which centre you would like them to be sent.


Number of items for AF Students & individual memberships

Number of items for family memberships

Books, Magazines for 3 weeks

6

20

DVDs for 2 weeks

2

6

CDs and audiobooks for 2 weeks

2

6


All loans are renewable once only.

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Donations policy


The library welcomes donations of recent books, DVDs and CDs in good condition. These donations will be added to the collection or given away. Please contact the librarian by email to arrange donations first: mediatheque@afhongkong.org.





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