A return to where it all began fifteen years ago is in the pipeline. Roskilde Festival and the Human Library have agreed to partner on a special 15 years Anniversary Human Library edition for Roskilde Festival. The event will run for four days straight and during that time, we will publish and feature more than fifty different titles on our bookshelf.

The Human Library was originally developed as an activity to challenge visitors on Roskilde Festival 2000. Since then it has travelled extensively and spread out to more than seventy countries on six continents.

Find the Human Library in the ArtZone at this years festival.

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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.