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Information Resource Center (IRC)

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If you need information about the United States, you have come to the right place!

The Information Resource Center is part of the Public Affairs Section and is the U.S. Embassy’s public library and outreach center.

We have books, films and documentaries, magazines and research databases – all about the United States. Click here to access the IRC's Catalog.

Information Resource Center membership is free. Patrons are required to complete a Registration Form (doc: 36 KB) with a photo attached, and send to

To pick up your new card, please bring a form of valid photo identification (Passport, Driver's Permit, National Identification Card, or student card) to the Information Resource Center located in the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh.

What you can do with an IRC membership card:

  • Check out books, CDs, DVDs, kindles, and Playaways
  • Get an eLibraryUSA account
  • Get invited to join events organized by IRC.
  • Receive useful research materials and information on the U.S. Embassy's exchange programs

Time of Operation

  • Visitors Walk-in Hours: Monday - Friday*
    08:30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
    13:30 p.m. - 16:30 p.m.
  • Telephone Enquiries: Monday - Friday*
    08:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.
    Phone: (855-23) 728-256/728-286
    Fax: (885-23) 728-800

* Except public holidays