Library - Alliance Française de Kampala

THE MAIN RESOURCES CENTER FOR FRENCH ALL OVER UGANDA

Located on the ground floor of the building that hosts Alliance Française Kampala, the library is a reading and research space available for members and students of AFK. It is equipped with books for reading (children, young people, and adults) and has a learner’s library corner, a video library composed of DVDs and CDs, a digital corner with PCs and tablets, and access to France 24 giving continuous info in French.

Only members and students are allowed to borrow books (three at a time), for three weeks maximum. A refundable caution of 100.000UGX is to be paid for borrowing a DVD for one week.

 Membership

SubscriptionFeesBooks
Individual50,000 UGX3 books at a time
Student40,000 UGX3 books at a time
Familial70,000 UGX7 books at a time
APFO member30,000 UGX7 books at a time
Public school250,000 UGX10 books at a time
Private & International school400,000 UGX10 books at a time

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ACTIVITIES

  • French Club: each first Saturday of the month, at 2 pm.
  • Poetry/Slam workshop: each second Saturday of the month, at 2 pm.
  • Tales time: each third Saturday of the month, at 2 pm.
  • Board Games: each last Saturday of the month, at 2 pm.
  • Café littéraire: once in two months.
  • Library open day: once in three months.

 Opening hours

Monday & Sunday: Closed
From Tuesday to FridaySaturday
Morning: 9am – 1pm
10am – 4pm
Afternoon: 2pm – 6pm

CONTACT

You can contact library staff by email at library@afkampala.com or by telephone at +256 (0) 77 457 9061 (WhatsApp Available)

CULTURETHÈQUE, YOUR DIGITAL LIBRARY

WHAT IS CULTURETHÈQUE?

Culturethèque is the digital portal for French cultural establishments abroad. It offers numerous resources that can be downloaded or consulted online. You can consult classic literary works, French press, music, online concerts, conferences, documentaries, comics, and children’s literature. You can also access resources to learn French. We leave it to you to explore it all for yourself!

Connect to your Culturethèque account from anywhere, at anytime from your personal computer, tablet or smartphone or use it from your Alliance Française computer.

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH CULTURETHÈQUE?
LEARN FRENCH WITH CULTURETHÈQUE

HOW TO REGISTER ?

To register for Culturethèque and access all the online content, nothing could be simpler!

Are you an Alliance Francaise Kampala student or a library member? Membership at the Alliance Française gives you free access to the Culturethèque digital library. All you have to do is to enter your information through the following form:

You can then, using your login details, access Culturethèque’s online content.

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