The open access collection

Libre-Accès de la bibliothèque

An agreeable space with open access

The open access books are available to everyone. There is no need to register to consult them. See here for useful information for your visit.

Subjects covered

We offer recent works in French on the following subjects:

  • Gardening, ornamental and house plants,
  • Trees,
  • Flora, regional guides and introductions to botany,
  • Edible plants, medicinal plants, ethno-botany and ecology,
  • Mushrooms,
  • Art, stories and legends,
  • Children’s corner.

By way of encouraging budding young botanists, we also provide books for children aged from 3 to 10 and suggestions for family nature activities. The collection also has games.

Borrowing books

All books in this section can be borrowed free of charge. All you have to do is show your reader’s card at the library lending desk, or ask for one to be issued.

Affiche pour la bibliothèque, coin supérieur gauche bordeauy avec feuillage, partie inférieure de l'image avec un dessin de personnages assis au libre-accès, le tire de l'affiche en bordeaux et le tout sur fond jaune clair