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Information Resource Center

Welcome to Your Gateway to American Society and Values

IRC Cairo

The Information Resource Center is the U.S. Embassy’s Library and Culture Center.

  • The IRC provides access to the latest, in-depth information about the United States. It connects Information and Egyptians in discussions on U.S. policy, society and values.
  • Over 14,000 books, films and documentaries, references, periodicals, IIP Publications, reports, English language learning aids, audiobooks and e-readers can be found at the IRC. Search our IRC Library Catalog
  • Over 40 authoritative and up-to-date online databases are available with free access through elibraryUSA
  • IRC offers programs and activities, such as a weekly English Conversation Club, film showing, book clubs, seminars, technology workshops and more. Check out IRC Programs Calendar
  • Anyone over 18 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.
Postal code: 11512

Tel: (20-2) 2797-3133

Fax: (20-2) 2797-3400

Note: The IRC cannot answer questions about visas. For visa information, please visit

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