ABOUT THE LIBRARY
PRESENTATION OF THE MULTIMEDIA LIBRARY, THOUSANDS OF DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE IN THE MULTIMEDIA LIBRARY OR IN VIRTUAL FREE ACCESS
The multimedia library of the French Institute in Latvia has a variety of fascinating documentary resources. First, we have a collection of classic novels that will allow you to immerse yourself in the masterpieces of French and Latvian literature. You will also find books on Latvia, its history, and regional characteristics, as well as works on art and style, which will guide you through artistic movements and fashion trends. If you are interested in science and geography, we also have books to help you explore these exciting fields.
For poetry lovers, we have a selection of works that will take you on a journey through words and emotions, with rare or out-of-print works that can no longer be found elsewhere. If you want to improve your French, we have books and exercises to help you learn the language, as well as French novels translated into Latvian and Latvian novels translated into French.
CULTURETHÈQUE: FREE ACCESS TO THOUSANDS OF DOCUMENTS ONLINE
If you do not have time to come to the multimedia library or if you prefer to read digital books, Culturethèque is for you!
Culturethèque is the digital portal for francophone cultures and the French language abroad. This digital library offers more than 220,000 documents that can be downloaded or consulted online free of charge. You can consult classic and contemporary literary works, comics, and French press. In addition, you will find music, lectures, documentaries, and podcasts. If you are learning French, you can access learning methods and self-study modules in French. Finally, you can access serious games and many other French and francophone resources.
READ LE MONDE IN DIGITAL FORMAT, EVERY DAY, AT THE FRENCH INSTITUTE
The media library at the French Institute is offering a digital version of “Le Monde”! Come and read “Le Monde” on one of our electronic tablets, it's simple and easy! Sit back on the sofa and enjoy reading “Le Monde”!
Digital magazines have several ecological advantages over physical magazines. They do not use any paper and do not require any trees to be felled. This means that their production does not cause deforestation. As no trees are needed to produce a digital magazine, this is a major step forward in the greening of “Le Monde” and the French Institute’s library. Come and find out about “Le Monde” every day without polluting the planet!