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Discover our unique collection in Norway !

With over 5,000 french-language available ressources, the Fransk Kulturhus’ library, located in the heart of the norwegian capital, is open to the public from Monday to Thursday from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, on Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and during cultural events.

The Fransk kulturhus team aims at offering a wide and accessible variety of books for everyone. Whether you want to read on-site or borrow books to read at your own pace, the perfect work for you is definitely here.

Any question ? You’ll find your answers below!

Why should I read ?

To reinforce and continue your progress in French, as a complement to your courses or just to dream .

💡 As a student, access to the library is free. For non-student members, reader card is valid for 12 months at the price of 800 NOK.

Which book should I choose ?

The pedagogical team will advise and guide you according to your level and interests.

A “learners” section also gathers books adapted to each level (A1, A2, etc.) for you to choose your reading on your own.

For whom ? 

Young reader, from 0 to 19

We offer a wide range of books for young audiences (babies, children, and adolescents). Picture books, youth novels, documentaries, magazines, and comics; a rich and varied reading offer that evolves with its readers and accompanies them. 

The Fransk kulturhus library also offers preferential rates on annual subscriptions to Bayard-Milan magazines through our partnership. Convenient if you live far away! Your reading arrives directly at your home. 

Want to learn more ? You can have a look at the article “Lire et grandir en français de 0 à 19 ans” on this topic.

Adult readers, 19 and +

Comics, contemporary novels, classics of French literature classics, theater, magazines, and thematic collections (cooking, art, or history); the range of adult readings offered at the Fransk kulturhus library is tailored to every reader’s tastes !

Digital resources, to keep learning while having fun !

A catalog of over 350 DVDs is at your disposal. Cartoons, animated films, comedies, or action movies, so many opportunities to entertain yourself in French!

We also have over 50 interactive CDs adapted to your child’s age to learn French while having fun. The Toboclic (for 4-7 years old) and Mobiclic (for 8-13 years old) series are great ways for your child to learn French while having fun! Feel free to ask us for advice!

How do I make the most of our resources ?

I am a student at Fransk kulturhus :

The Fransk Kulturhus reader’s card is included because I have subscribed to one of the following courses: general French course, themed conversation course, tailor-made course or course for children and teenagers (face-to-face and online).
I can therefore take advantage of the 5,000 resources available free of charge.

I am not a student at Fransk kulturhus :

The reader’s card is also available for 800 NOK and is valid for 12 months, for you and your family!
You can subscribe online, or speak with a member of the Fransk kulturhus’ team during our opening hours! We look forward to seeing you!

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Opening hours summer 2024

Fransk kulturhus will be closed to the public from June 25 to July 21 inclusive. To visit us from July 22 onwards, please contact us


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