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April 2013

Human Library@Crandall University, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

April 3, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Crandall University, 333 Gorge Road
Moncton, New Brunswick E1G 3H9 Canada
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Students and faculty are invited to visit the first Human Library on campus at Crandall University in New Brunswick, Canada on April 3rd, 2013. The event is targeted pre-service teacher students as part of a course on diversity and multiculturalism in Education. "I want to model this for them so that they can consider similar events in their schools in the future", says local organizer Dr. Wendy Bokhorst-Heng about her initiative. An initiative that is expected to return as an…

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October 2013

Human Library@Centre for Aboriginal Health Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba,Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

October 3, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Centre for Aboriginal Health Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, A101 Chown Building, 753 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0T6 Canada
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First year medical students of University of Manitoba are about to get familiar with their very own Human Library event. For the first time on campus will be presented Human Books like • Idle No More protestor • Recovering addict • Elder/Healer • Residential School Survivor • Working single mom • Formerly homeless person

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Human Library@Centre for Aboriginal Health Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba,Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

October 10, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Centre for Aboriginal Health Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, A101 Chown Building, 753 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0T6 Canada
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First year medical students of University of Manitoba are about to get familiar with their very own Human Library event. For the first time on campus will be presented Human Books like • Idle No More protestor • Recovering addict • Elder/Healer • Residential School Survivor • Working single mom • Formerly homeless person

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Human Library@Glendale Community College, Glendale, Arizona, USA

October 23, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glendale Community College, 6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302 United States
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On October 23 rd, 2013 students from Glendale Community College will have their third chance to become a reader of the Human Library, when our partners open an impressive 40 book feature event including 12 Bestsellers from their past Human Library events on campus. The event will be able to handle more than 500 readers and features books representing groups frequently confronted with prejudices and stereotypes, victims of discrimination or social exculsion. The Human Library Organization is proud to partner…

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Human Library@Gladstone Secondary School, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

October 28, 2013
Gladstone Secondary School, 4105 Gladstone St
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4Z2 Canada
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Students at Gladstone Secondary School in Vancouver are in for another Human Library treat on October 28th,2013. This is the fourth annual Human Library event at the school. The event is not open to the public. Human Library was held for DEAR initiative (Drop Everything And Read) where Adrian Dix, a Funeral Director, a female fire person, a blind teacher with a dog, Doris Sandri, Kevin Land, a teacher who is Jewish with Parents who were in the War, and…

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Human Library@Eric Hamber Secondary School, Vancouver, BC, Canada

October 29, 2013
Eric Hamber Secondary School, 5025 Willow St
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 3S1 Canada
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The students of Eric Hamber Secondary School in Vancouver, Canada is in for a big treat on October 29th, when they celebrate National School Library Day and present their very first Human Library. The purpose of the event is to increase tolerance and understanding of dignity. To promote respect for people different from ourselves and to talk in reality (one-on-one) about another person’s diverse experience. The event is prepared with support from the Vancouver School Board. This Human Library is…

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November 2013

Human Library@Wellington Secondary School Library, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

November 14, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wellington Secondary School Library, 3135 Mexicana Road
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 2W8 Canada
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A Human Library full of books will be open to pupils of Wellington Secondary School on November 14th, 2013. The event is staged by the schools library in order to help support teachers in the segments of their curriculum that encourage empathy and tolerance. EX: In Social Studies 11,“skills and attitudes of active citizenship, including ethical behavior, open-mindedness, respect for diversity and collaboration.” Communications 11 and 12, “demonstrate a willingness to explore diverse perspectives to develop or modify their points…

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Human Library@Castleton University, Vermont, USA

November 22, 2013
Castleton University, 86 Seminary St
Castleton, VT 05735 United States
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A Human Library full of books will be open to the students of Castleton State College on November 22nd, 2013. The event is the first of its kind in the state of Vermont and thus the Human Library is reaching more and more states in the US. Books will feature topics on racial, religious, education-based, gender, sexuality and linguistic issues. The Human Library is seen by organizers as the perfect entry point students to recognize the breadth of diversity locally…

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January 2014

Human Library@John Oliver Secondary school, Vancouver, BC, Canada

January 30, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
John Oliver Secondary school, 530 E 41st Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia V5W 1P3 Canada
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The Human Library is slowly integrating into the diversity work of the Vancouver School Board. We are proud to announce yet another secondary school following in the steps of the work of our longtime friend and partner, teacher-librarian Pat Parungao from Gladstone Secondary School. The first in Canada to introduce the Human Library as an annual event for the Secondary school students four years ago. Now on January 30th, 2014, the students of John Oliver Secondary School will have their…

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March 2014

Human Library @ Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

March 6, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Conestoga College Library, 299 Doon Valley Drive
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4M4 Canada
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In conjunction with Conestoga College’s Respect Campaign initiative, the local organizers had an idea to integrate a Human Library event as part of the Respect Week celebrations on campus. The first event took place early 2012 and now the Human Library returns for the third time. Aiming to build more awareness about the diversity of students who attend Conestoga College and some of the challenges/experiences they have had while pursuing post-secondary. "We hope to build awareness of the impact of disrespectful behaviours when prejudices/stereotypes…

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