The Human Library celebrates its 20th birthday. The library has gone from an event at a music festival to a worldwide movement for learning about diversity.
Allison McFadden-Keesling has hosted more than 20 Human Library events at Oakland Community College in Michigan. After her family comes the library.
It is such a humbling experience to help people heal, and when I listen to the reader’s stories, it has often led to some sort of personal growth.”
“I feel I have a responsibility to talk about it and by having difficult conversations, I believe I make it easier for others to share their stories.”
All problems are usually small problems, when you look at it. It is just an experience of human life,” say our book of the month Mauro from Florence.
I had tears in my eyes at times during my first publication as an open book in the Human Library. I was part of a book collection that featured 70 topics.
Most of my readers assume that I am Muslim, when we start our session. When I inform them that I am a Christian Syrian, they are shocked, says Ehssan.
Meet Saima our Muslim book from the Human Library in Fox Valley. Published more than 20 times the past years and still ready to answer your questions.
Meet Dagmar a Minimalist and our book of the month from Human Library Estonia. “Our society is very focused on talking and not enough on listening,”
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.