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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 (Library Name: IRC Cambodia).

To visit the Information Resource Center (IRC), reservation or membership card is not needed. However, if you want to check out books, audiobooks, DVDs, and CDs, you are required to register for a membership card by completing a Registration Form with a copy of ID and photo attached, and send to Information Resource Center membership is free.

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 (Except public holidays)
    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