The Alexandria Media Library

Come discover the IFE’s beautiful media library in Alexandria with its mezzanines and convivial spaces, where you will be immersed in a peaceful and literary atmosphere. Thanks to its various books in French and in Arabic on the topics of literature, literary history and the humanities, it will satisfy your appetite for reading and francophone literary culture.

The library also organizes all kinds of animations around the book that will delight young and old alike: book clubs, reading out loud workshops and conferences (in French and in Arabic).

Practical information

Opening hours

Saturday – Sunday – Monday – Thursday: from 11am to 5pm

Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday from 12 pm to 5 pm


E-mail :
Phone – line 1 : 03 39 25 580
Phone – line 2 : 03 39 18 952
Phone – line 3 : 03 39 22 503
Mobile : 01271119559

Rates and subscriptions:

Full rate
Reduced rate*
School groups

For pricings and different subscription options

* Students outside the French Institute, teachers, users above age 60 and below age 25
** Below age 17

All IFE students enjoy a free media library subscription for the duration of their session.