In 2005, the U.S. Embassy opened American Center in Daugavpils. The center at the Latgale Central Library in Daugavpils opened May 23. This project represents an investment of $38,000, and months of close cooperation between the library staff and the U.S. Embassy’s Information Resource Center.
The mission of the center is to provide accurate and up-to-date information about political, economic, cultural, educational, and social life in the United States. “Info USA” center is a small, American-style library created to help increase mutual understanding between Latvia and the United States, to accurately tell the story of the United States to the Latvian people, to maintain an open dialogue, and to build bridges of understanding.
The center provide for their visitors free access to books, periodicals, videos, and Internet resources, and they offer cultural programs such as exhibitions, literary events, film showings, and guest lectures on topics related to American life and culture.
Info USA Daugavpils
Latgale Central Library