Kent Memorial Library will present a program, "Germany at the Crossroads of Western Civilization," with Dr. Joseph Baxer Jan. 21 from 3 to 5 p.m.

A snow date of Jan. 28 is set.

Dr. Baxer and his wife, Barbara, of Kent, recently immersed themselves in the cultural and historical aspects of the country we know today as Germany.

Dr. Baxer is president of the United Nations Association of Connecticut and executive director of the Intercultural Institute of Connecticut.

He has been engaged in the work of sustaining cultural diversity and mediating cross-cultural conflicts for 40 years in religious and academic institutions, teaching, counseling and administration.

With doctorates in theology and psychology, he has led cross-cultural retreats and workshops worldwide, drawing on extensive travels and immersion experiences in Mexico, Guatemala, Myanmar, India, Turkey, China, the Middle East and Europe.

He is an ordained priest of the American Catholic Church.

For more information and registration, call the Main Street library at 860-927-3761.