Great Decisions at the Vineyard Haven library

Vineyard Haven library — Kyra Steck

Now in its 67th year, Great Decisions is a discussion program sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association for people interested in global affairs and policy. The Vineyard Haven Public Library’s 2021 Great Decisions discussion group will meet over Zoom for eight sessions every other week beginning Thursday, Feb. 4, at 6 pm.

Participants will watch a 30-minute video and read articles related to each session’s topic in advance of the discussion. Space is limited to 25 participants and registration is required. Once registered, you will receive information from the library about how to borrow the briefing book, watch the videos, and access the Zoom link for meetings. Register at for any of the following discussion topics:

Thursday, Feb. 4, 6 to 7:30 pm: The Role of International Organizations in a Global Pandemic

Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 top 7:30 pm: Global Supply Chains and National Security

Thursday, March 4, 6 to 7:30 pm: China and Africa

Thursday, March 18, 6 to 7:30 pm: Korean Peninsula

Thursday, April 1, 6 to 7:30 pm: Persian Gulf Security

Thursday, April 15, 6 to 7:30 pm: Brexit and the European Union

Thursday, April 29, 6 to 7:30 pm: The Fight Over the Melting Arctic

Thursday, May 13, 6 to 7:30 pm: The End of Globalization

 If you need more information, contact reference librarian Ruth Konigsberg at 508-696-4211 x115 or email