The francophone online library

As a member of the Alliance Française de Newcastle, you can join the francophone e-library  for free. 

What is Culturethèque?

Available 24/7 from your personal computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone, no need to go anywhere.
With just a few clicks, you can access thousands of French resources from your home.

Currently available on the E-library, you will find over :
- 250 Magazines
- 1000 books, from Classic novels to the newest literature prize winners,
-  200 comics,
- 300 videos and
- 370 learning materials!

- It is also a great online library to find French books or magazines for toddlers, children and teenagers.
- If you are looking for more listening materials you can find concerts, conferences and videos.

The following video summarizes most of the Culturethèque content. Click here

How to register to Culturethèque? 

If you already have a Culturethèque account, let us know if you would like to extend your access for 2023.  You need a valid membership for 2023. Send us an email at

Contact us

Please note that there are no office hours. 

Alliance Française de Newcastle

63 Scott Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
Completely accessible
Tramway Stop "Newcastle Beach"

PO Box 505
Jesmond, NSW 2299

We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which the Alliance Française de Newcastle stands and remind people that we live and work on Aboriginal land.
We pay our respects to elders, past, present and emerging.  ​

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