The Human Library returns with a second season of our TV-series – produced in collaboration with the Danish public service broadcaster TV2 LORRY. The season consists of 6 new episodes – each featuring one of our bestsellers.

In the episodes the viewers or readers as we like to call them, are welcomed into the life and story of our book. The authentic concept was a huge hit, and the first season became the most streamed series produced by TV2 LORRY. Also airing on four other regional channels around the country. The new season will airing on six out of the eight regional public service broadcasters in Denmark, during the fall.

Follow the links below, to get a televised experience out of the ordinary! There could be smiles and tears, and we promise that the life-affirming stories, will leave you with more than your average Netflix-show!

In the first season viewers were invited to read six of our books, that represent the diversity in our collection. You can gain insight into the lives of a Body Modified, Bipolar, Roma, Autism, Disabled, and an Islamic Convert!

The premiere of the second season is this Friday – April 20th – and the series begins with Oskar, who is a Victim of Bullying. Each Friday the next six weeks will present a new topic. Follow all the shows and you will be introduced to the stories of a free church christian, a victim of stalking, a long-term unemployed, an anorectic and a victim of incest. It will – without a doubt – be a learning experience and an opportunity to challenge what you think you know about others! ENJOY!

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.

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.