Culturethèque, your new online French library!

As member of the Alliance Française Wellington, you have an unlimited access to Culturethèque and hundreds of thousands of documentary resources for free with a few clicks of your mouse! Check our our very own librarian's recommendations.

What is Culturethèque?

This online French library is offering a 24/7 free access to thousands of documents! From computer, tablet or smartphone, get your favorite books, newspapers, magazines, graphic novels, music recordings, audiobooks, films, games, documentaries, academic articles, learning modules & tutorials for students, and dedicated sections for children and teenagers!

All online, available to download or stream! Don’t miss the television programmes for children and resources for language learners as well.



  • Would you like to become a member and take advantage of this limitless library? Enrol as an Alliance Française Wellington member here!

Culturethèque is FREE for all members of Alliance Française Wellington!

Non-members can have a free access trial for 3 weeks before joining AFW if they wish to keep using the service. Sign up for an AFW Membership now!

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Claire's Pick - Suggestions by our very own librarian of literary or musical content available on Culturethèque.​

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