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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!

Fukuoka American Center
Solaria Parkside Bldg 8F
2-2-67 Tenjin Chuo-ku
Fukuoka, Japan 810-0001

American Corner in Okinawa Prefectural Library
1 Chome-20-13 Izumizaki, Naha City,
Okinawa, Japan 900-0021

American Corner in Urasoe City Library
2 Chome 2-1 Ahacha, Urasoe City
Okinawa 901-2114 Japan

American Corner in Nago City Central Library
5 Chome 6-1 Miyazato, Nago City
Okinawa 905-0011 Japan

American Shelf in Miyakojima City Library
Higashinakasone-807 Hirara,
Miyakojima City, Okinawa 906-0007 Japan

American Center Japan

Fukuoka American Center

Urasoe City Library

Nago City Central Library

Okinawa Prefectural Library

Miyakojima City Taira Library