Using the library


Click here for access to the catalog.


At the English-Language Library in Angers, you can find:

  • Access to books and multimedia collection
  • Various activities and programs
  • Guided visits for groups
  • Programs for schools
  • Affiliations with school and other libraries
  • Monthly “Postcard from the Library” with news
  • Internet access
  • DVD viewing room ¹
  • Photocopier
  • Bulletin board for the public

¹ Reservation required.

A guided tour of the English-language Library with an introduction to documentary research can be organized for classes, clubs, and other groups. To make an appointment, please call or click here to email us.



  • Members can check out six books, two audio cassettes and two DVDs at a time (this limit is doubled for sustaining members and families and during the summer break).
  • The loan period is three weeks.
  • A loan may be renewed once (except DVDs on the condition that the material has not been reserved by another member).


Each overdue item accrues a 1 € flat fee.



The collection includes 30,000 books in the following categories:016

  • Novels / Short Stories / Biographies / Philosophy / Religion / Social Sciences / Linguistics / Languages / Sciences / Technology / Art / Literary Criticism / Poetry and Plays / Guides / Geography / History
  • Reference section including dictionaries and encyclopedias.
  • Children’s books marked with stickers of different colors that correspond with the level of reading.

Multimedia Resources

  • Books read on CDs
  • DVDs


001We have 2 magazines and newspapers subscriptions:





The library offers free WIFI access for its members. We have three computers for public use. Please note that the computers cannot be used for word processing or printing.