The Documentary Arts Asia Center Chiang Mai Library

Our library is a resource for the very best photography books and documentary films available. The library is free of charge and open to the general public, Members can even check out of books and DVDs. We have over 300 new titles and a regular flow of new arrivals.

Browse our collection of

Photography Books l Photography Magazines l Documentary Films

Documentary DVD’s may be viewed in our mini 15 seat theater (for a small donation) or anyone is free to relax in our cozy library and view the documentaries on their laptop with headphones.

This collection also serves as an important archive of photo books from Asia and is used by researchers.   How to submit to the library / Archive


Publishers and organizations who donated to the DAA Library include:  PowerHouse Books, Zen Photo Gallery, The Nikon Salon, Tosei BooksFoto Evidence and many many more.

Opening hours:
Everyday but Wednesday  11am – 7pm