Libraries & Book Exchanges

Mediatheque Ceccano
Library with an English language section. Open Monday (13:00-18:00) and Tuesday to Saturday (10:00-18:00). At 2 bis rue Laboureur Avignon (84).
Bibliotheque de lAlcazar
The main library in the city with a section of English and other foreign literature including novels, plays, poetry and biographies on the second floor. Open Tuesday to Saturday 11:00-19:00. At 58 Cours Belsunce in Marseille (13).
Calibre Audio Books
UK charity, Calibre, supplies audio books in English on cassette or disk to visually impaired and disabled people. The free service is available to members (registration can be made via the website). Free postal service to anywhere in Europe.
Cite du Livre - Bibliotheque Mejanes
Library with a foreign language section including books and periodicals in English. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (12:00-18:00) and Wednesday and Saturday (10:00-18:00). At 8-10, rue des Allumettes in Aix-en-Provence (13).
Maurels International Bookshop
English and Italian library at 95 Rue de Lodi in Marseille (13). Call first, opening hours vary.
St John the Evangelist
Librbary of English books open every Tuesday from 10:00-12:00 in the church building at Ave Paul Doumer in Saint Raphael (84).
Bibliotheque Universitaire - La Garde
The library of the Universite de Toulon et du Var is open to the public and has a English language section. Open Monday to Friday (08:00-10:00) and Saturday (09:00-12:00). Closed during part of the holidays. At Ave de lUniversite in La Garde (83).
Cami-Li Books and Tea
Second-Hand English Book Shop and Tea Room, weekly events, constant renewal of stock, tearoom with local and fair trade products, Open from Tuesday to Saturday 12 - 7pm, In July 10 am to 8 pm everyday !
Trans English Library
Informal library of second hand English books, takes place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Take your old books to swap, plus dvds and videos.
Bibliotheque de Merlan
Library with an English language section. Open Tuesday and Thursday (13:00-18:00); Wednesday and Friday (10:00-18:00) and Saturday (10:00-12:30 and 13:15-18:00). In the Centre Commercial Merlan on Ave Raimu in Marseille (13).
Bibliotheque Universitaire dAvignon
The library of the university contains a large English language collection and a periodicals section. Open Monday to Friday (08:00-19:50), closed part of the university holidays. At 74, rue Louis Pasteur in Avignon (84).
Beaumont English Language Library
Located in Hameau de lEglise Beaumont du Ventoux, Malaucene (83). Open every Wednesday 1100 to 1800 to anyone wishing to read books in English. Non-profit making association funded by annual subscriptions, Range of books covering many subjects.