Human Library - Take out a prejudice

Human Library at Winnipeg Public Library, Millenium branch, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaLink to National Human Library Day Canada website

Winnipeg Public Library hosted their first Human Library event in 2011, with 24 diverse people who came from a range of backgrounds but all had experienced racism, prejudice or stereotyping.

Readers and books had over 225 conversations 3 days and the feedback was extremely positive. So Winnipeg PL want to continue with a 2nd event and continue the work of breaking those barriers.

Once again the Winnipeg Public Library will host a 3 day Human Library event starting on January 24th, 2013. This year the event is part of the national Human Library Day in Canada, with 24 events in fifteen cities across the country.

Dont miss out on this outstanding event featuring a variety of Human Books that are sure to challenge you.

The Human Library at the Millennium Library branch is organized in a partnership between Winnipeg Public Library, CBC Radio and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg in cooperation with the Human Library Organization.

As always the services of the Human Library are free to readers.

Event details:

Date: January 25th, 2013.

Open: 12 - 5 pm

Duration of loans: 30 mins.

Location: MIllenium Library - Winnipeg Public Library

Address: 251 Donald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3P5 Canada 

Organizers: Winnipeg Public Library, CBC Radio

Contact person: Kirsten Jay Brooks

Weblink: More information on National Human Library Day