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September 2015

Human Library@Vodafone Garden, Cairo, Egypt

September 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vodafone Garden, Nabil Al Wakad
Nasr City, Cairo Egypt
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The Human Library is an international initiative that aims to create dialogue, greater understanding and tolerance between people by providing the opportunity for the community to share and understand the experiences of others. Individuals volunteer as ‘human books’ and participants in the event can ‘read’ the book - meaning they would have a conversation with the volunteer, ask them questions and share in a dialogue that takes them on a journey of the individual’s experience and thereby challenge their own…

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Human Library @ Kvinfo´s “Girls Life” Festival

September 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pumpehuset, Studiestræde 52
Copenhagen, 1554 V Denmark
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Young girls from all across the city of Copenhagen are invited to take part in the one day festival at Pumpehuset downtown. The Human Library will be part of a program full of inspiring elements that will challenge the participants view on life and the future. This event is for young girls only and as such it is not a public event.

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October 2015

Human Library @ Grand Rapids Public Library, GR, Michigan, USA

October 17, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library - 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Visitors to the Grand Rapids Public Library are in for a real treat on October 17th, 2015. Our local partners expect to present up to fifteen different titles ranging from mental illness to same sex couples. As always the services of the Human Library are free to readers.

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Human Library Late Night Readings @ Copenhagen Central Library, Denmark.

October 26, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Copenhagen Central Library, Krystalgade 15
Copenhagen, 1172 Denmark
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The Human Library returns to Copenhagen Central Library for a series of late night readings once a month. The first is now scheduled for October 26th. This will be the seventh Human Library event at Copenhagen Central Library this year.

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Human Library @ Strandvejsskolen, Copenhagen, Denmark

October 28, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Strandvejsskolen, Sionsgade 1
Copenhagen, 2100 Denmark
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Students from the Copenhagen Public School at Strandvejsskolen will challenge their stereotypes on October 28th, 2015 when the Human Library makes its first visit to the school. The event is part of the citys campaign against discrimination and is organized in partnership with the city. There is no public axcess to this Human Library.

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November 2015

Human Library @ Ørestad Gymnasium, Copenhagen, Denmark

November 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ørestad Gymnasium, Ørestads Boulevard 75
København S, 2300 Denmark
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The students at Ørestads Gymnasium (college) are invited to drop by the Human Library on November 4th, where a selection of bestsellers will fill up the bookshelf. This will be a first visit to a Danish Gymnasium and it will be very interesting to see how our readers there will take advantage of the opportunity. The event is organized in partnership with the City of Copenhagen and their campaign "Stemplet" (stamped). Confronting discrimination and stereotypes is part of the public…

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Human Library @ Peder Lykke Skolen, Copenhagen, Denmark

November 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Peder Lykke Skolen, Brydes Alle 25
Copenhagen, 2300 Denmark
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The Danish Human Library is touring the schools and educational institutions with a mobile setup. On November 10th, 2015 our books and librarians will visit Peder Lykke Skolen in Central Copenhagen. This will be the second visit to the public school. The event is part of the citywide campaign against stereotypes and prejudices hosted by the City of Copenhagen. This event is not open to the public, but reserved for students at the school.

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Human Library @ Tarrant County College Library, Forth Worth, Texas, USA

November 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tarrant County College Library, 828 W Harwood Rd,
Hurst, TX 76054 United States
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A first Human Library event at Tarrant County College Library has been confirmed for November 11th, 2015. The all day event will feature a variety of topics that to entice readers. The local organizers want to put the community back in the college and create a safe place for the books to be listened to and readers to ask direct questions without the social threats usually associated with seeking this type of information. A wide variety of topics are expected…

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Human Library @ Winona Public Library, Minnesota, USA

November 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Winona Public Library, 151 W 5th Street
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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The first Human Library at Winona PL in Minnesota has been confirmed for November 12th, 2015. Readers are welcome to challenge perceptions and stereotypes from 11 am to 6 pm. As always the services of the Human Library are free to readers.

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Human Library @ Chicago Public Library, Chicago, Illinois

November 14, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Bezazian Branch, 1226 W Ainslie St.
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Patrons of the Human Library Chicago chapter are in for another treat, when the doors will open on November 14th at the Bezazian branch of Chicago Public Library. This is the fourth event organized by the Human Library Chicago chapter. Duration of loans expected to be up to 20 minutes.

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