“Reading is a friendship”, wrote Marcel Proust

The Alliance Française of Bahrain offers you a wide choice of books, films and CDs to immerse yourself in French and French-speaking culture.

Discover our spaces in an friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

For only 30 BHD per year, you can become a member of the Alliance Française and have unlimited access to the library, as well as a range of activities and events.

In addition, all members and students of Alliance française Bahrain have a free access to CULTURETHÈQUE , your new e-library, offers you a thousand of documents, 24/7 access. From any computer, tablet or Smartphone, access your favorite magazines as they hit the newsstands. View concerts and shows, listen to lectures, introduce children to French language, read eBooks and comics, and enhance your language skills with materials tailored to your needs.


Available books


Reading areas


Cafeteria to unwind

Opening hours

Sunday-Wednesday from 9am to 12pm and from 4pm to 8.30pm

Thursday from 09:00am to 14:00pm

Saturday from 09:00am to 12:00pm



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