The Reading in Le Havre network offers numerous services, including the provision of newspapers, workstations for browsing the internet free of charge, and the opportunity to listen to CDs or to visit an exhibition, so please come and discover our range of services.
Support and guidance
Across the Reading in Le Havre network, a qualified team will greet you, advise you, guide you around the spaces and assist you, if you require it, in using all of the services on offer.
Exhibitions, gatherings, screenings, concerts, etc.
There is always something going on in the Reading in Le Havre network! Find our full cultural programme in the Zazimut, which can be viewed online and is available in all the libraries and reading centres in Le Havre. You can also consult the interactive schedule on the website.
Read, listen, see: accessing resources on the premises
Press and books can be consulted on-site across the Reading in Le Havre networks without any formalities or registration.
Seating and tables for working enable you to read and work in comfort, alone or in a group.
In some libraries and multimedia centres, you can also listen to CDs or watch DVDs, alone or in a group.
The borrowing of documents is completely free, providing you are registered with the Reading in Le Havre network.
Lending between libraries
At the Bibliothèque Armand Salacrou, you can request a loan between libraries. This is a specific service, which is subject to a charge, which enables you to procure a book which is owned by another French national library which is external to the Reading in Le Havre network. Please ask the librarians for further information.
Loans to local authorities
The Reading in Le Havre network possesses 30,000 items (novels, documentaries, children's albums, comic strips, books in large print, magazines, audio-texts) which are reserved for municipal structures and associations based in Le Havre who wish to borrow an item or have an item delivered.
The librarians will advise you and assist you in defining your needs and will select your documents for you.
The lending terms and conditions are specific in each case.
To take advantage of this service, contact the cultural mediation coordinators of the Reading in Le Havre network;
Nicolas Jacq, town centre: firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 02 77 61 25 01
Ludivine Lecene, western districts: email@example.com tel : 02 77 61 30 02
Cécilia Le Metayer, eastern districts: firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 02 35 49 69 76
Thomas Siriot, southern districts: email@example.com tel: 02 35 13 55 43
IT workstations for public use
Across all the libraries, multimedia centres and reading centres of the Reading in Le Havre network, IT workstations for public use enable visitors to use the Microsoft and OpenOffice suites free of charge and to browse the internet, providing you are registered with the Reading in Le Havre network.
From certain workstations, you can also print your documents.
In all the libraries (except for Mare-Rouge and Rouelles) and multimedia centres, you can use Wi-Fi to stay connected from your laptop or your smartphone.
From the IT workstations of the Reading in Le Havre network, you have access to all of our online resources.
Freely available for public use at the Bibliothèque Armand Salacrou, electronic tablets allow you to browse the internet and use the applications which have been selected by the librarians.
At the Médiathèque de Caucriauville, console video games (Wii, PS3, Kinect) are freely available for public use every Wednesday and on Saturday afternoons.
Photocopiers are at your disposal at the following libraries:
Bibliothèque Armand Salacrou (1st floor): € 0.15 (A4 format) € 0.30 € (A3 format)
Médiathèque Léopold Sédar Senghor (Espace Adulte, 1st floor): € 0.20 (A4 and A3 formats)
Training and guidance
Free training sessions on how to use computers or electronic tablets and on learning about or honing your knowledge of a variety of software programmes are regularly offered in several of the libraries or multimedia centres of the Reading in Le Havre network.
Coffee and soft drinks:
Coffee and soft drink machines are installed in the following libraries:
Bibliothèque Armand Salacrou
Médiathèque Léopold Sédar Senghor
Médiathèque de Caucriauville