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Welcome to L'ourse

L'ourse is the Dinard public library. Mainly, books are in the French language on many subjects but you'll also find novels and other fiction and children's books in English. You can also listen to music and borrow DVD movies. It's free to access the Internet on public computers or by WI-FI - just simply ask at the information desk to obtain temporary access.

During the year, L'ourse puts on many events and activities : films, talks by authors and reading groups, story-time sessions for children.
See the programme or go to twitter #lourse.

The library is fully accessible by wheelchair and has a variety of facilities including hearing induction loops, a reading magnifying machine and enhanced computer screen viewing and listening.

Why not become a member ?

You can borrow up to 13 items as soon as you join and enjoy free access to the Internet.

Material Type Loan Period

6 books
3 magazines
4 CD
4 Audiobook on CD
DVD : 2 film & 1 documentary


3 weeks

Complete this application form for membership, print it and hand it in at the central information desk in the library. There is no minimum age for joining the library. Membership is open to anyone who has a permanent address.


Opening hours

Tuesday   1 pm - 6 pm
Wednesday 11 am -1 pm 2 pm - 7 pm
Thursday   2 pm - 6 pm
Friday   1 pm -6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 1 pm
2 pm - 5 pm


Annual subscription Adult 17€ 11€*

Annual subscription Under 25 years*

10€ Free of charge
Holiday makers (2 months validity) + bond check 30€ 10€  
unemployed* 10€ Free of charge

*Please present written proof at the service desk 


Public access PCs are connected to a printer. Printing services are subject to charge, based on the number of pages printed and whether the mono or colour printer is used. Printouts are kept on hold and only released once the customer has paid the relevant fee.

Black & white A4 0.20€
A3 0.40€
colors A4 0.60€
A3 1.20€

It is not currently possible for customers using the WiFi service to print via the public access printers.

French foreign language

The library doesn't provide courses; however we propose digital resources to teach yourself French


Interested in French conversation for native speakers of English ?
This association has several activities on offer - why not join !

Looking for specific materials ?