Great Decisions at the Library - 2019

Now part of Library U, the Bainbridge Public Library’s lifelong learning program, Great Decisions at the Library is sponsored by the Kitsap Regional Library with funding support from the Bainbridge Island Friends of the Library and a generous donation in memory of Louise Brody Weissman.

Great Decisions at the Library
Saturdays, February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, April 6, 13, 2019
9:30 – 11 a.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church
Free, with donations welcome 
Refreshments provided!

Mark your calendars for Library U's 2019 foreign affairs discussion series, GREAT DECISIONS AT THE LIBRARY, which will take place on eight Saturday mornings, beginning February 9, at Bethany Lutheran Church.     

Here, in no particular order, are the 2019 topics:  

  • Refugees and Global Migration
  • The Middle East: Regional Disorder  
  • Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?
  • The Rise of Populism in Europe
  • Decoding U.S.-China Trade
  • Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics
  • The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested
  • State of the State Department and Diplomacy 
Topic order and moderators coming soon!  Click here for more information about Great Decisions. To reserve a copy of the 2019 Briefing Book ($20 each), email . The Briefing Book can also be purchased through the Foreign Policy Association, and a copy will be available at the Information Desk of the Bainbridge Public Library. 

Email to be added to the mailing list for suggested background readings on the topics and other information about Great Decisions at the Library.

The lively discussions take place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday mornings at Bethany Lutheran Church. All events are free, with donations appreciated. Refreshments are provided. 

Now in its fourteenth year, Great Decisions at the Library is part of a nation-wide, non-partisan program of the Foreign Policy Association intended to broaden public involvement in foreign affairs. While enjoying coffee and pastries, Great Decisions at the Library participants first view a 30-minute Foreign Policy Association DVD on the topic under consideration and then engage in a discussion lead by an informed moderator. 

Great Decisions 2019
Great Decisions 2019

Funding support for Great Decisions at the Library is generously provided by the Bainbridge Island Friends of the Library.