Great Decisions at the library

Great Decisions, a nonpartisan discussion forum, provides opportunities for education and conversation on American policy issues. Each program features a presenter with expertise in the topic, who will set the stage for lively debate of diverse viewpoints. Participants are encouraged to check out or read the desk copy of the Great Decisions briefing book – available at the Galaxie Library – prior to the program. All programs occur at the Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave. in Apple Valley.

• Future of the Euro, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 – How did the 2008 global recession contribute to the development of the euro crisis? The health of the euro affects and is affected by the state of the global economy. How can European Union leaders prevent the collapse of the common currency?

• Egypt, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 – The popular revolution that ousted President Hosni Mubarak in 2011 ushered in the promise of radical change. Two years later, what is the state of Egyptian democracy? How will the military and the civilian government balance power?

For more information, visit www.dakotacounty.co.mn.us/library and search calendar of events.

All Dakota County Library events are free and open to the public. This series is presented in partnership with School District 196.

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