Conditions of use

The médiathèque is freely available to everyone, and the use of materials on site is free of charge. One has to register at the médiathèque to be able to borrow documents of interest, as well as to use special partner offers. Potential users are asked to familiarize themselves with the Readers guide and Conditions of use.

Registration conditions

Persons who wish to borrow documents have to register at the médiathèque and obtain a reader’s card for one year.
To register for a médiathèque reader’s card one needs an:

  • ID document
  • a 3×3 cm photograph
  • completed application form
  • to receive concessions: a corresponding notice or certificate

A médiathèque reader’s card is prepared and is valid immediately after payment is made.

Registration form for adults

Registration form for young people under the age of 16 (must be signed by a parent)

Conditions of use for young people under the age of 18 (must be signed by a parent)

Registration form for public institution and private companies


Conditions for the use of materials

Use of the items at the médiathèque (books, films, music and periodicals) on site is free. Documents are classified according to the international Dewey System. A freely available electronic catalogue will assist in searching for information.


Borrowing periods for materials

A médiathèque reader’s card permits you to receive documents from the médiathèque for borrowing (except for the latest editions of magazines and newspapers, encyclopaedias, dictionaries and new items).

Type of document Number of documents Borrowing period
Books 5 3 weeks
Comics 3 3 weeks
Learning materials 3 books +
1 audio +
1 video
1 week
Periodicals 3 1 week
DVDs 2 1 week
CDs 4 1 week
Video-cassettes, audio-cassettes, CD-ROMS 2 1 week