The public library of Divonne-les-Bains, France, is a free place open for all. Located inside the building named L'Esplanade du lac, it is meant to share all manners of cultural themes (literature, art, films, music, geography, history, etc.). Around fifty comfortable armchairs, chairs and tables are at your disposal either for working or leisure time.
From Tuesday to Saturday, between 3pm and 6pm.
Subscribing is possible regardless of your country and city of residence, on the condition of presenting the following compulsory documents:
Furthermore, a payment is required for adults, in Euros only (€).
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One month subscription (intended for tourists, curists, etc.) : 5€.
Payments either by cash or French cheques. Caution: we accept Euros (€) only.
With a subscriber card one can borrow for one month up to:
With a minor's card (under 18 years old), one can only borrow documents for children and teenagers.
With an adult's card, one can borrow any kinds of documents.
The borrowing period can be extended up to another month, except for DVDs, new documents and documents which were reserved by another user.
Only documents already borrowed can be booked.
Please give back documents either at our desk during opening hours or by droping them in the red return box situated outside of the building (near the main entrance) when the library is closed.
In case you give back your documents after the borrowing period, you need to pay the following fines depending on your delay time and the number of documents you borrowed:
In case the document you borrowed was damaged or lost: you must replace the document with another new copy; except for DVDs (50 € package) and CD-rom (25€ package).
In case you want to replace your subscriber card: 1,50€
Our events are in French. In order to stay informed, have a look on this website's agenda, our newsletters, flyers or posters at the building's main entrance or available in the monthly "Divonne animation" magazine (in French only).
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