Libraries & Resources in Paris

Library and Multimedia Room
Saint Ambroise Campus Library
Address: 25, rue St. Ambroise, 75011 Paris
Hours: Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm
Tel: 01.5336.44.00
Métro: Saint Ambroise

The complete collection of books and thesis’s are located in binders at the library. Students also have access to the Economist and Newsweek. Internet access is available in the Computer Rooms.

Saint Ambroise Library Rules

All students can use the Saint Ambroise library to consult the books and other sources necessary for their courses and studies. The reading room at Saint Ambroise is open during business hours, where students can borrow books from 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Borrowing books is free upon presentation of your student card. Students can use the books in the library but cannot take them out. All materials lost must be reimbursed at purchase cost. Videocassettes, audiovisual materials, portable computers are given to students and remain their responsibility.

Bibliothèque Faidherbe (near Nation)
Address: 18 rue Faidherbe 75011 Paris
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 1pm until 7pm
Tel :
Métro: Faidherbe/Chaligny

American Library in Paris
The American Library in Paris was established in 1920 as a non-profit cultural association and is the largest English-language lending library on the European continent. With more than 120,000 books, 300 periodical subscriptions, movies and other audio-visual materials, reference and research resources in paper and in electronic form including JSTOR & EBSCO databases. The Library also hosts regular literary and public-affairs programs and book groups for adults, as well as children's and teen events and activities. The Library serves more than 2,500 members hailing from more than 60 countries. Students attending schools within the Studialis Education network have the possibility to benefit from a student discount. For inquiries please contact the Paris School of Business.
Address: 10 rue du Général-Camou 75007 Paris
Hours: 10:00 am 7:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday. 1:00pm - 7:00pm Sunday (except July and August)
Subway: Ecole Militaire (line 8), Alma-Marceau (line 9)
American Library in Paris Website

Bibliothèque Publique d'Information
This renowned cultural center is among the largest of public libraries in France. Although it is primarily a French language collection, the newly renovated library is an excellent reading space, which is open until 10pm! Make sure to take advantage of the Laboratoire des Langues, which has an impressive collection of language tapes accompanied by texts which you may use on-site.

Centre George Pompidou
75004, Paris
Hours : Monday to Sunday (except Tuesday) from 12pm to10pm
Tel: 01.44.4 8.12.33
Métro: Châtelet/ Rambuteau
Centre George Pompidou Website

Bibliothèque François Mitterand
The National Library of France, this library has impressive reading rooms and is used mainly to conduct research.
Address: 11 quai François Mauriac, 75013 Paris
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12pm until 8pm and Sunday from 12pm until 7pm (closed on Mondays)
Métro: Tolbiac
Bibliothèque François Mitterand Website

For a complete list of libraries in Paris, visit the Bibliothèques de la Ville de Paris - Paris Public Librairies website.