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La bibliothèque d'Etude et du Patrimoine sera fermée pour inventaire du mardi 4 au vendredi 7 octobre. Réouverture au public samedi 8 octobre de 10h à 18h.

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The Municipal Library network of Grenoble is a network of 14 libraries, all accessible to disabled people, offering a rich and diverse collection of books and providing services to the public.

The network of the Grenoble Libraries

In all the libraries, you can browse on the Internet, familiarize yourself with the computer or with a foreign language, consult press archives, visit exhibitions, meet writers, academics, representatives from associations, take part in debates and book clubs, listen to concerts given by musicians from the Grenoble region, attend films and meet film-makers, learn nursery rhymes with your children and listen to stories for all ages.

Consulation on-site (documents, the Internet) is free of charge, as well as access to all activities. A membership card is required to borrow up to 20 documents and to use the services of all the libraries in the network. This card is issued free of charge to under 18s, job seekers, people receiving social benefits and asylum seekers.

At each premises the librarians are there to give assistance, advise and help you discover the library and what it has to offer.

In large libraries (Centre Ville, Kateb Yacine) and in local libraries, you can consult and borrow books, in print and digital, magazines, CD audio books, DVDs, digital movies, CDs and language methods.

At the Bibliothèque Municipale Internationale, you can find all of these documents in French, but also in German, English, Arabic, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

At the Artothèque (Kateb Yacine), you can choose and take out prints and photographs for three months.

Through exhibitions and open days at the Bibliothèque d'Etude et d'Information, you can learn about and admire the ancient heritage and prestigious patrimony of the Dauphiné: The Stendhal Collection, The Grande Chartreuse Collection... but also thousands of dictionaries and reference resources in all fields of knowledge and documents relating to local, county and regional current affairs.

Each year, in various places in the city, the Grenoble Municipal Libraries prepare a large annual literary event: "Le Printemps du Livre de Grenoble", which hosts some 40 authors and illustrators - for young and adult readers - French and foreign.

So please don't hesitate, come to the library.

The International Library

The International Library is part of Grenoble's library network. Open to children as well as adults, it contains collections in Arabic, English, French, German, Italien, Portuguese and Spanish. Access to the library is free of charge.
Borrow materials in 7 languages
Books (fiction and non-fiction books, picture and comic books) ; magazines ; language learning CD-ROMs (all levels) ; DVDs and videos ; audiobooks, music and ethnic song CDs.
Learn a foreign language
There is a special room in the library dedicated to learning our 7 languages through CD-ROMs.
Consult our CD and DVD collection
Browse the Internet
(reservation needed)
Events
Multilingual storytelling.
Meetings with authors from other countries.
Exhibitions and performances.
School and group visits
By appointment.

How to subscribe

Annual subscription to the Municipal Library network of Grenoble is done on presentation of proof of identity, proof of residence (electricity bill, etc.) and parental consent is required for children under 16.

Residents of Grenoble

Non-Residents

Age Under 26

Unemployed persons

Minimum allowances recipients

Asylum-seekers

Free
Adults 18€ 37€
Short Subscriptions (3 months) 9€

Borrowing of documents

You can borrow up to 20 documents on your card, either:

20 books
20 magazines
20 CDs
20 CD audio Books
20 CD-ROMs
5 games
For 4 weeks

20 fiction DVDs
20 documentary DVDs
For 2 weeks

1 photograph
for 3 months

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Les bibliothèques du réseau municipal Abbaye-Les-Bains Alliance Arlequin Eaux-Claires Mistral Centre ville Hauquelin Kateb Yacine Prémol Bibliothèque d'Étude et d'information Teisseire-Malherbe Jardin de Ville Bibliothèque municipale internationale Bibliothèque des Relais Lecture Saint-Bruno
  • Abbaye-Les-Bains
  • Alliance
  • Arlequin
  • Eaux-Claires Mistral
  • Centre ville
  • Hauquelin
  • Kateb Yacine
  • Prémol
  • Bibliothèque d'Étude et d'information
  • Teisseire-Malherbe
  • Jardin de Ville
  • Bibliothèque municipale internationale
  • Bibliothèque des Relais Lecture
  • Saint-Bruno
Les bibliothèques associées Bibliothèque du Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Bibliothèque de l'École Supérieure d'Art Bibliothèque des Éditions Glénat Bibliothèque de la Maison de la montagne Bibliothèque du Musée de Grenoble Musée de la Révolution française Troisième Bureau Archives municipales
  • Bibliothèque du Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional
  • Bibliothèque de l'École Supérieure d'Art
  • Bibliothèque des Éditions Glénat
  • Bibliothèque de la Maison de la montagne
  • Bibliothèque du Musée de Grenoble
  • Musée de la Révolution française
  • Troisième Bureau
  • Archives municipales

Toutes les bibliothèques

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