Information Resource Center
The Information Resource Center (IRC) is closed for renovations
The Information Resource Center (IRC) is closed from March 31, 2013 through the beginning of May 2013 for renovations.
The IRC will continue to have programs and events at American Corner Maadi and Cairo University. We will announce all of our events via email and the U.S. Embassy Cairo Facebook Page, http://www.facebook.com/USEmbassyCairo.
Temporary book circulation policy: All IRC books will be due on Monday, May 13, 2013. If you wish to return your books earlier, please give them to the Embassy security staff at the West Gate.
You can still reach us by email (IRCCairo@state.gov) and by telephone (2797-3133) during this time.Join us in May for a new look, with new furniture, new equipment and new resources! Keep an eye out for an announcement of our Grand Opening.
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 program center.
- We have books, films and documentaries, magazines and research databases – all about the United States. Search our IRC Library Catalog.
- We offer programs and activities, such as a weekly English Conversation Club, film festivals, book clubs, seminars and more.
- Anyone can come to the IRC; it’s open to the public. Become an IRC member today!
Information Resource Center (IRC)
Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy
5, Tawfik Diab St., Garden City, Cairo, Egypt
Tel : (20-2) 2797-3133
Fax: (20-2) 2797-3400
E-mail : IRCCairo@state.gov
Note: The IRC cannot answer questions about visas. For visa information, please visit http://egypt.usembassy.gov/visas-geninfo.html
Comics Empowering Women
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Information Resource Center (IRC), U.S. Embassy Cairo, publishes this comic on Women’s empowerment.
Throughout February and March 2013, Egyptian comic artist Mohamed Wahba, led a workshop on drawing comics at the IRC.
This special edition compiles the results of the workshop (stories and drawings) from eight promising young artists.