Outside The Library

The Library is spreading its wings!


Thanks to the precious support of the Conseil Départemental de Maine-et-Loire, and the help of the Bibliopôle, we have been working hard to extend the collection of books in English out into the different corners of the Maine-et-Loire. Collections of books in English are now available in some of the city libraries throughout the “departement” including:

Please do not hesitate to contact these libraries for your books!



The library is proud to announce our partnership with the network of libraries Biblio’Fil in Ancenis and the surrounding towns. A selection of books from our collection are available in Ancenis, Le Cellier and Varades. We are also offering activities for children and a monthly conversation group for adults. Please consult these libraries if you would like more information.


Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, a collection of books is available and monthly children’s activities at the “Médiathèque” in Chateau Gontier as well as a monthly conversation group in separate space. Please consult the library if you would like more information.

Decoration pack for library displays :

The following links will allow you to print out posters and banners to provide some fun eye-catching images to help with your displays:

Kit Déco UK_USA explications


Free printables



Don’t see your town on the list? If you would like to develop a collection of English books in your city, do not hesitate to contact us by email info@ellia.org or by phone: 02 41 24 97 07.