Institut Français du Rwanda’s library is located in the premises of the Centre Culturel Francophone (25 KG 624 street) and presents a set of entirely French-speaking resources (and some in Kinyarwanda):

The library at the center of reading

The library of the French Institute of Rwanda is located in the Francophone cultural centre of Rwanda in Kimihurura.

The librarians are looking forward to welcoming you and offering you all, adults and children, a wide choice of books.

The books can be consulted free of charge on site or by means of a home loan subject to the payment of an annual subscription. This subscription also includes access to more than 400,000 resources that can be consulted online via the “Culturethèque” digital platform.


Tuesday to Friday from 10:30 to 18:30

Our offer

Institut Français du Rwanda’s library offers all the services of a library oriented towards the French-speaking world and makes it possible to consult the related works on site, on loan from home or through the digital library “Culturethèque”.

The library currently has an adult section with novels and comics, a youth section including albums and youth novels, comics and manga, a learner’s library for French learners and a children’s corner for toddlers. It also has a collection of books in Kinyarwanda and English.

Media library users can communicate with staff in both French and Kinyarwanda.


No activities are planned at the moment.