French Corner Bookstore

Welcome to the Twin Cities’ very own French Corner Bookstore!

We are delighted to offer titles in both French and English from French and francophone authors that have visited us and many more.

Do you want to reserve or order a book that we do not currently have in stock? Pas de problème! Simply contact us by email at bonjour@afmsp.org or by phone at 612 332 0436.

location

At the Joly Family Center for International Understanding, located at 227 Colfax Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55405.

For those traveling to our location from the suburbs, click HERE to get general directions.

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9 am-8 pm
Friday-Saturday: 9 am-4:30 pm
Sunday: FERMÉ – CLOSED (except special events)

Please note that the hours may differ when classes are not in session.

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Literary Events

The Alliance hold fun and interesting literacy events through the year. Click HERE for programming line-up!  

From our Bookstore

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Book Club Selections

Children’s Books

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Littérature contemporaine

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Non-book Items

Library

Come and immerse yourself in the French language with our extensive collection of books!

We boast an extensive library of both classic and contemporary French literature which is ever-expanding thanks to generous donations from our members and the community. 

The library is open to the general public, with borrowing privileges reserved for members of the Alliance Française. 

In our office, French magazines available include France AmériqueL’Express, Lire, France Football, and more! You can choose from the largest selection of French publications in the Twin Cities.



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Library

AFMSP boasts an extensive library of both classic and contemporary French literature which is ever-expanding thanks to generous donations from our members and the community. We have a sizeable children’s library as well, with books for toddlers to teens. The Grande Salle, our main room downstairs, houses the adults’ library while the kids’ books are found in Salle C upstairs. Take a look at what is available in our library here.

In our office, French magazines available include France Amérique, L’Express, Lire, France Football, and more!  You can choose from the largest selection of French publications in the Twin Cities.

We also have hundreds of French films on DVD and VHS cassette for members to borrow. To view the complete list of films on DVD available to check out, please click here. Find details on borrowing library materials here.

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Book Clubs

AFMSP provides two friendly book clubs for reading enthusiasts who wish to read French and participate in discussions of French literature. 

Read more about our two book clubs.