We’d love to remind our friends in Gdansk about our newly reopened American Corner, a resource center for American books, movies, and reference materials; resources for teaching English to elementary students; and events affiliate with the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw.  More photos from Michael Dobbs’ recent visit can be found here, courtesy of our American Corner staff Ania and Marta.

90th-anniversary-logo-newThe American Corner in Gdansk and the City Public Library, together with the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, have the pleasure of inviting you to a special event on

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
at 2:00 pm

American Corner Gdansk
ul. Targ Rakowy 5/6, Gdansk

We will unveil a new exhibition commemorating the 90th anniversary of U.S.-Polish diplomatic relations, which covers 11 important moments in our shared history.  To honor the moment, our special guest Michael Dobbs will have a lecture and discussion entitled:

“Atoning for Yalta: The United States and Poland, 1945-1989”

Michael Dobbs was the first Western reporter to visit the Lenin shipyard in Gdansk in 1980 (more…)

Six teams of high school students met at the American Corner in Wroclaw to compete in the second annual U.S. Challenge contest.   The students  answered questions in seven categories: famous people, geography, history, film, literature, music and American landmarks.   The contest prepared by American Corner in cooperation with Information Resource Center in Krakow revealed students’ impressive knowledge of the United States.  

Please take a look at a short video material from the contest.   As the U.S. Challenge  is an annual event, we hope to see you there next year.