It has been a wish for many years to see the Human Library introduced to civil society in Belarus. On October 4th, 2014 this will become a reality. In partnership with Studentckaia Rada, a youth trade union group “Students’ council” in Minsk, we are happy to invite the first readers in Belarus to visit a Human Library.

The introduction project will include three Human Library events. The other two will take place on October 26th and November 15th. Venues are still to be announced.

We are proud to partner with Studentckaia Rada and their volunteers committed to bring attention to prejudices, stigma and human rights in Belarus.

As always the services of the Human Library are free for all readers.

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Report from Book Awards 2018

"This is the first time I win something, where the prize is not a beating" said winner of the Human Library Book Award, Oskar Zytnik, in a moving speech on Saturday in Copenhagen.

Human Library Book Awards

On January 26th, the 4th annual Human Library Book Awards ceremony will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. An evening to honor our books and librarians.
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Book of the Month: December

For Syrine, sharing her story with her readers is a way for her to accept her condition and to not feel alone. It helps her to see, that every human being has been through hardship and have experienced pain in some way or another.

In Loving Memory of Zak Kostopoulos

A month ago one of our books, Zak Kostopoulos, from the Human Library in Greece, was brutally murdered on the streets of Athens. This portrait to honor his memory and demand justice for Zak.
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Book of the Month: September

“Hate is a self-fulfilling prophecy, because the less you know, the more you do not understand, and ninety-nine percent of hate is fueled by the unknown.” Meet Poppy Rose our book of the month for September.

A Human Library for children

Introducing the Human Library for children. Few are more open than children, to ask questions and challenge what they think they know. Now is their chance.
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Book of the Month: July

Meet Steven, our amazing book of the month for July! As a Human Book he encourage his readers to believe in their dreams - and live as their true self.