More than 65 readers dropped by the Simeon Rajaona Library in Antananarivo for the first Human Library on the island.
Peggy Lewis, dedicated volunteer and Human Library Book Depot Manager, received the Vivian V. Conley Award for Distinction in Advocacy for Social Justice for her work with the Human Library.
The Human Library contributed to this year’s Copenhagen Pride week with a pop-up event at City Hall Square. The Ten Books completed over 50 loans in one afternoon.
In 2020, Filip was diagnosed with cancer and got both of his legs amputated. Read about his story as an amputee and being an open book on the topic.
Since childhood, Linda has lived with a sense of people being around her. She’s an Open Book and shares her story of being a psychic healer, but also about living as an outsider.
Paris’ story, on the surface, is about the care system: how she got into it, what her experience was like, and how it is affecting her to this day. Mostly, however, her story is about making a life for herself despite all that happened and how to get something positive out of what she has experienced.
The Human Library is preparing for a new Reading Garden season. This season, we are open for loans every Sunday from April 23rd, providing even more opportunities for Readers to unjudge someone.
Andy and Bernadette have been married for more than 23 years. They are one of a very few couples that are also Books on our bookshelf.
As 2022 is coming to a close, we look back at a year of hosting Human Libraries all around the world. Thank you to our books and readers.
More Books than ever has joined the Bookshelf in 2022. In total, 437 Books from 24 countries have been trained, edited and published.