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A library guide to support French language studies

Does the library have textbooks?

Book spines (by Horia Varlan)

The library has many class items on "Course Reserve" for a short checkout period (in support of homework completion), as well as items from the AS Bookloan Program. Use the OneSearch "Course Reserves" tab to see if the library has your textbook.


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Dictionaries and Grammar Primers


French Fiction at the Rosenberg Library

More French Fiction

Readers & Dual Language Texts

Finding Books on French Language & Culture in the CCSF Libraries

Books in the CCSF Library are organized by subject area according to the Library of Congress Subject Headings and call number system. Texts to help students learn about French language and culture include dictionaries; books on grammar and usage; short stories, novels, poetry, and drama; and books on French history and culture.


PC2640  French language -- Dictionaries
PC2122  French language -- Grammar
PQ1279  Short stories, French
PN6747 Comics books, strips, etc. -- France
DC34      National characteristics, French
TX719    Cooking, French



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