From Bozeman to the World: Engaging National and International Programs this Month

The Bozeman Public Library serves as a vital gateway to resources that range from local community news to international affairs. Our mission is crucial in bridging the information gap and fostering an informed community, all while maintaining a nonpartisan stance. This month, we are thrilled to cohost two exceptional programs with internationally recognized subject-matter experts:

Reimagining Democracy in the Age of AI

  • Date and Time: July 18th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Community Room, Bozeman Public Library (Virtual participation via Zoom available)
  • Speaker: World-renowned security technologist Bruce Schneier

Schneier will explore how AI is transforming the fundamental aspects of democracy globally, from campaigning and voting to legislation and policy enforcement. This discussion, sponsored by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center at the University of Montana, will delve into how these changes can make democracies more responsive and just. Learn more about the event and register HERE.

NATO at 75: Past Success, Present Challenges, Future

  • Date and Time: July 23rd from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Cottonwood Room, Bozeman Public Library
  • Speaker: Daniel Kochis, Senior Fellow at the Center on Europe and Eurasia, Hudson Institute

Details: As we mark the 75th anniversary of NATO, Kochis will present the alliance’s history, current challenges, and future prospects. This program is sponsored by the Montana World Affairs Council.

Both programs are free and open to all. We are excited to offer these opportunities for our community to engage with pressing global issues through insightful discussions led by esteemed experts. At the Bozeman Public Library, we believe that access to knowledge and diverse perspectives is the foundation of a vibrant, well-informed society. We invite you to join us for these enriching events and become part of the conversation shaping our world.