IRC "Windows on America" of Zhytomyr

Window on America Center are designed to provide up-to-date information on the United States and to augment English-language collections of the host libraries. The mission of our center is to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Ukraine. The Center accomplish this by providing information about U.S. history, government, society, and values to Ukrainian audiences; providing access to Internet resources, and serving as focal points for U.S. assistance and exchange programs. Zhytomyr informational resource center "Window on America" has received funds from the US Embassy to open the center. Our center has been running for 15 years.

The U.S. Government provides the start-up capital to purchase a basic set of books, CD-ROMs and video collection of documentaries and classic American films. The library also receive a grants for furniture and equipment, including computers with Internet access, a printers, copiers, TV, a DVD players, iPads and e-readers.

In our Window on America Center hosts a variety of events designed to bring Americans and Ukrainians closer together. Regular talks by U.S. Speakers, Embassy staff, Fulbright scholars, and other Americans allow U.S. and Ukrainian citizens to interact. The Window on America Center also provide a venue for the Embassy's outreach activities, offering a distribution point for the Department of State's Office of International Information Programs (IIP) publications, a meeting place for USG-program alumni, and a host for photo exhibits, visiting speakers, film series, and other events that promote a better understanding of the U.S.

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About IRC Window on America

Window on America Center are designed to provide up-to-date information on the United States and to augment English-language collections of the host libraries.