Frequently asked questions
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for more specific questions.*
WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS?
Our normal*business hours are:
Mon-Thu 10 :00 AM to 6:00 PM
Fri 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
*We are currently operating on a reduced schedule due to COVID-19. Please contact us to learn about our hours.
WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED? DO YOU HAVE PARKING?
We are located within the Lower Garden District between St. Charles Ave. and Prytania St.
Our address is:
1519 Jackson Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
The Alliance does not have a parking lot; however, there is ample free street parknig along Jackson Ave. and Prytania St. Be sure not to block driveways or fire hydrants!
Public transportation: We are located one block from the Jackson Ave. stop along the St. Charles Streetcar and along the 91 Jackson-Esplanade bus route. (RTA)
In addition, bike racks are available near the front of the building.
HOW DO I DETERMINE MY CLASS LEVEL?
If you have never taken French, we invite you to register for our Initiation or A1.1 beginner classes. If you
already know or speak some French, we recommend you take our free placement test. One of our instructors will then contact you in order to
find the best class for you, based on your needs and availability.
Learn more >
DO YOU OFFER PRIVATE LESSONS OR TUTORING?
Oui! We offer private as well as semi-private tutoring. These classes can be taught on-site, off-site, or
online whenever you are available. These classes are also offered for children.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BECOMING A MEMBER?
As a member, you can participate in all of the activities organized by the Alliance Française de La
Nouvelle-Orléans as well as its facilities.
Other benefits of membership include:
- Free entrance to monthly book club and monthly ciné-club
- Discounted price on book club books
- Reduced prices on events including: wine tastings, the annual gala & more!
- Access to language classes
- Borrowing privileges at our growing library
- Free access to online digital library Culturethèque
- Discounts on events from our partners: sign-up for our weekly e-mail for updates!
- Discounts at many French restaurants & cafés around New Orleans
WHAT ARE THE LIBRARY HOURS?
(subject to change)
The library is open: Mon-Thur: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM to 12:00 pm
WHO HAS ACCESS TO THE MATERIALS IN THE LIBRARY?
Everyone has access to our library, but only members of the Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans can
borrow materials from the library and the Mediathèque.
Learn more >
DO YOU HAVE ANY SOCIAL ACTIVITIES WHERE I CAN PRACTICE MY FRENCH?
In addition to classes, many of the cultural events sponsored by the Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans will help you meet people with similar interests practice French in a casual, relaxing environment. We also offer many social events and workshops, many entirely in French.