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American Spaces
Compelling programs and activities on a wide range of themes and topics


American Spaces are open-access learning and gathering places around the world that promote interaction – both in-person and virtual – among local audiences and the United States. More than 600 American Spaces are located in universities, shopping malls, libraries and other public places, as well as on embassy compounds, in more than 140 countries.

In a welcoming American-themed environment, American Spaces deliver compelling programs and activities on a wide range of themes and topics — everything from free internet access to objective news publications to advanced technology to programs on freedom of cultural expression. For example, visitors may find

  • Educational advising for those who want to study in the U.S.
  • Workshops on a range of topics from career skills to English language learning
  • Classes and clubs introducing new technologies, 21st-century digital skills and academic resources
  • Films, discussions and lectures on entrepreneurship, leadership, current events, international affairs and much more
  • Visit one of the American Spaces below to learn more!

Additional Information

The American Center Monrovia (ACM)  is the hub for U.S. Embassy Monrovia’s outreach programs. The ACM maintains a reference library, offers cultural and educational programs, and coordinates the Embassy’s American Corners.


The ACM is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and closed all official holidays.


The ACM works to meet the needs of students, government officials, journalists, researchers, academics, and others. Our resources include:

  • Computer Lab with 10 computers for Internet and word processing use;
  • Reading Room with more than 1000 books and 40 magazine titles for readers of all ages;
  • Research Assistance with access to electric journals and librarian support;
  • Audiovisual Room with 42’ TV, 70 DSTV channels, movies and documentaries;
  • Educational Advising Sessions:  Group Advising –  2nd & 4th Week every month and Individual Advising – Monday – Thursday @ 2:pm; and
  • Weekly Events, including movie screenings and special speakers

American Spaces in Liberia

American Center Monrovia

American Shelf

American Corner Kakata

American Shelf – Liberian National Museum

American Corner Zwedru

American Shelf – AME University

American Corner Zorzor