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L'ALPHA - MEDIATHEQUE DU GRAND ANGOULEME

Just for you...friendliness, culture, study, exchanges for everyone - Free
L'Alpha is in the heart of a network of 11 media libraries in Angouleme and its area.

Created by Françoise Raynaud from the Loci Anima's firm, L'Alpha offers unique views over Angouleme because of its 5 stacked boxes, forming an "A" seen from the sky... the A of Alpha!

Real area for relaxation and leisure for individuals, families and groups, L'Alpha offers plenty of services accessible to everyone and free: documentary resources, unique in the Charente region, with 150.000 documents in one place, access of resources online, rooms and spaces to work, a rich and diversified cultural program, an auditorium with 85 seats, an exhibition room associated to a coffee place that offers snack and a personalized reception with its 2 entrances (one towards the train station and one towards L'Houmeau's neighborhood).
L'Alpha is the equipment for all the residents of Angouleme and its area throughout their lives: spaces for little children (temporary reception area for children from 18 month old to 5 years old), appropriate furniture for all the disabilities (television-enlargers, a Braille keyboard, magnetic loops...), spaces to work and funds dedicated to employment and professional careers.
Connected to the world of image and comics, L'Alpha offers a fund dedicated to the comic strip (18 000 comics), a large collection of movies and playing areas for all the gamers (video games, tablets, games online...).
Built around its 3 universes Imagination, Creation and Understanding, L'Alpha is the place in Angouleme and its area where friendliness, culture, study, exchanges live together to give to everyone the opportunity to create, imagine and understand their lives.

Free.

Groups accepted (from 25 to 30 people maximum).

Opening hours: On Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am to 7pm, from Thursday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Closed on public holidays.
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GPS coordinates :
Latitude : 45.6546
Longitude : 0.162337