French Book Library

Coming Soon
Our collection will be available soon at our Los Gatos location.

Come check out our collection of French language books!  We have more than a thousand books covering a wide range of topics and genres. These books will be a pleasure for the whole family, including adults, teens, and children. You can consult the online catalog to search and place holds on items.

Borrowing Guidelines

Free loan of books, CDs, and DVDs  for AFSCV and AFSF Members on presentation of a valid membership card. Please provide a form of identification and current address.
Non members can borrow books, DVDs, and CDs for a fee of $0.50 per item and per loan period.

To become a member of the Alliance Française Silicon Valley or to renew your membership, click here.

The loan period is 3 weeks. Each item can be renewed once, for a new loan period of 3 weeks, unless the book, CD, or DVD is already requested.

At any given time, a member of the library can borrow a maximum of:

  • 6 items (books, CDs, and/or DVDs) for a standard membership or no membership
  • 10 items for a family with a family membership

Daily Late fee 0.50 daily  item.
Processing fee for lost item $10

We were able to create this library, thanks to the generosity of many people who gave us their books, and to our volunteers.
This library exists thanks to generous book donations and our team of dedicated volunteers. We deeply thank everybody for their generosity and support.

If you want to help us or have a question, please contact Gwladys Louis-Marie at