French Collection

Our French collection has materials for children, teens, adults and parents, including books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, eBooks and eAudiobooks.

In our Junior French section, you’ll find resources for babies up to grade eight, including baby board books, graphic novels, big books, fairy tales, easy readers, fiction, DVDs and more.

Our Teen French section has popular fiction, bestsellers and non-fiction titles across a variety of genres and subjects.

Adults will find fiction and non-fiction books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and eMagazines, eBooks, and eAudiobooks. The nonfiction area focuses on biographies and memoirs, workplace issues, health, Arts, Canada and more.

Our French parenting collection covers physical and psychological development and addresses a vast number of issues parents may face. Learn how to encourage reading, activities, and games.

Movie Recommendations

We have an extensive collection of French DVDs – check out our list of recommended French movies.

Online Databases

Access our online databases with your library card and PIN, from any phone, tablet or computer.

Encyclopedia Universalis
French-language encyclopedia searchable by keywords or themes. Also includes a dictionary, world atlas with country statistics, and links to trusted internet sites. Launch Encyclopedia Universalis.

Universalis Junior
French-language encyclopedia designed for children and young teens, with French-English and English-French dictionaries. Many articles have an English version. Launch Universalis Junior.

Download French-language e-books to your computer or mobile device, including fiction and non-fiction, adult and children's books. English Login | French Login

Santé en Français
Consumer health information based on the most recent scientifically based studies. These physician-verified reports cover a variety of diseases, conditions and treatments. Launch Santé en Français.

Digital copies of almost 100 popular English and French magazines, including The Economist, Canadian Living, PCMagazine, Popular Science and Rolling Stone. Borrow and download to your phone, tablet or computer, access back issues and get alerted when new issues come out. Launch Zinio.