In partnership with our friends from the Danish communications agency Kommunikationsbureauet København we are happy to present our “Global Bestsellers” campaign to mark and celebrate 15 years with the Human Library slowly spreading around the world.

The seven titles presented in the campaign are some of the most requested topics from our bookshelf.

The adds are being translated into more than 18 languages and we hope to see the global branding starting to penetrate to our local partners during 2016.

All the participants in our campaign are members of a Human Library Book Depot and as such, the real people, representing their topic and with a title they picked for themself.

“We are grateful that our friends from Copenhagen and photographer Morten Bengtsson, were able to help us build this amazing campaign”, says founder Ronni Abergel.

You can see the entire campaign in english HERE.

News – Read on

Training for book depot managers

Human Library Book Depot Managers from New York City, Edinburgh, London, Kharkiv, Bucharest and Tallinn are in Copenhagen this week for their training.

Borrow a human book when you shop

A new partnership between the Human Library and Rødovre Centrum will allow shoppers in Denmark to grab a Human Book with them on their shopping trip.

New app to challenge our prejudices

The Human Library has received funding to develop an app that will challenge your prejudices and help you better navigate diversity fearlessly.

Book of the Month: Sex Worker

Being a Sex worker should not be a taboo says our Book of the Month, Nitin. Well-spoken and wise on life, he wants to help change people’s mentality.

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.