Join the French-speaking community in the heart of Chicago!
We invite you to become a member of Chicago’s vibrant French-speaking community. Whether you wish to enhance your language skills, follow courses in cooking and wine tasting, watch award-winning films or browse our library of over 19,000 volumes – it’s all available to you six days a week and just steps from North Michigan Avenue.
Discounts on all Alliance language classes
Free borrowing privileges at the Brown Library
Unlimited access to the online library, Culturethèque
Discounts on Cultural Events
Membership is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.
Up to four cards, $185join or renew
Two cards, $155join or renew
$100join or renew
Over 65, $90join or renew
Under 30, $90join or renew
Under 18, $55join or renew
Teachers of French $60
CPS French teachers can enjoy this membership for FREE! Call us for more details.join or renew
Library + Cultural
No reduced tuition, $75join or renew
AFC members receive the same rate as the members of AFFC for all events organized
More information on AFFC: ufec.info
Special Offer for AF Members: Experience the ambiance and charm of a quaint,
French countryside bistro right here within the city limits at Lincoln Square's
Bistro Campagne. Winner of Open Table's 2012 Diner's Choice award, this local
gem is sure to please the most discerning palates. AF members receive a special
discount of 10% off when you present your membership card at the restaurant.
Bon Appétit !
For more information: www.bistrocampagne.com
Bistronomic is LE nouveau restaurant with a French touch. Chef Martial Noguier
(former Chef at Sofitel's Café des Architectes) has opened his own
restaurant and proposes a modern take on the classic bistro menu. Receive
10% off of your check when you present your membership card.
840 N. Wabash Chicago, IL 60611
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
$10 discount on any membership level at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
Please contact Allie Kehoe, Membership Services Coordinator at (312) 821-7540 to receive your discount.
More information on membership benefits: www.thechicagocouncil.org
Reduced price tickets to French language films* at Facets Cinémathèque
($8 instead of $10) for Alliance Française members. Present your membership
card at the box office to receive discount. Join Facets French Email list to receive updates about
upcoming French films.
1517 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago.
*Some special events not included.
Hendrickx Belgian Crafter
10% discount at Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafter located at 100 East Walton
Street. Come and discover Belgian Country Bread, Belgian White Chocolate Bread,
Real Croissants, Belgian Muffins... Baked everyday, on the premises by Renaud
Hendrickx our Belgian Bread Crafter.
Opening Hours: Tue-Sat 8:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Sun: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
15 minutes blinking-light parking in front of bakery. Check out on Yelp.
IRIS International Jewelry
Iris brings its curation of the most unique and cutting edge jewelry designs from around the world - France included - just steps from us in the historic Water Tower Place. Each piece carries a unique message through designs inspired by times and places from around the globe. Members receive 15% off purchases in-store or online at iristrends.com with the code AFCHI. www.iristrends.com
Take advantage of a wonderful new Belgian chocolatier/café right around
the corner from the Alliance: Leonidas on Chicago Ave. at Rush St. A great
way to prep for class, or continue the conversation after, Leonidas offers
café, latté, croissant, Belgian waffles and crêpes—mmmm!
Fresh chocolates are flown in from Belgium every week. Current special is
a small latté and croissant for $5.55. All AF members receive 10% off
regular prices. Enjoy a true Euro-style café.
Leonidas: 59 E. Chicago Ave. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. www.leonidas-usa.com
A Little Photo Studio
AF members enjoy an exclusive
$50discount towards a
$250Mini Session or head shot session at
A Little Photo Studio. This studiofocuses on children’s photography
and provides a unique experience for kids and families. Located in Lincoln
Park they have an incredible, welcoming set up. Last but not least they offer
a Milk & Cookie Happy Hour with live entertainment the last Friday of
Chef Michael Mina’s love note to Paris, Margeaux Brasserie celebrates French cuisine with an elevated menu highlighting bold, craveable flavors, locally-sourced ingredients and prepared using classic technique. AF members receive a special discount of 10% off when you present your membership card at the restaurant. Bon Appétit ! margeaux-brasserie
Music Box Theatre
All tickets to Music Box Theatre’s French foreign language films are
$8.00 for Alliance Française members. (Not valid for special events
or with any other discount).
Download the complete calendar from the Music Box website.
Members will enjoy a 10% discount on French table linens purchased at Occitan
Imports’ web site (www.occitanimports.com).
Occitan Imports offers a wide range of authentic, top quality French tablecloths
and table linens imported from Provence in Southern France. Just enter the
Discount Code AF-CHICAGO during checkout and the discount will be applied
to your order automatically.
For more information: www.occitanimports.com
Odéon Livre brings French-language literature to an American audience.
Enjoy classic novels in their original text or sharpen your skills with our
bilingual editions. AF members receive a free digital version of an Odéon
Bilingue book of choice after buying a print edition of any Odéon book.
Send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more information: odeonlivre.com/
AF members can use the code AFCHICAGO to enjoy an exclusive 10% discount with TravelWifi! At Travel Wifi we offer the easiest solution to get Internet everywhere while travelling by renting out secure and reliable hotspots. A Travel Wifi Hotspot, also known as pocket wifi or MiFi, creates a 4G network around itself enabling to connect up to 10 different devices and works in 120 countries around the world. Rent your Travel Wifi here