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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institut français is closed until further notice.

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La Médiathèque is open to the public, offering wide and varied documentation on all aspects of France, and especially the works of French and French-speaking authors.

Our general collection is open free of charge; borrowing rights are reserved for members of the Institut français only.

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32 Harrington Road

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