The Harris Campus Library invites YOU to participate in the Human Library at Harris, a part of Sensoria at Harris! This event takes place on Wednesday, April 13, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Harris 1, Room 1235.
What is a Human Library?
The Human Library started in Denmark in 2000 as a way to challenge prejudice and stereotypes while fostering understanding among people within a community. As part of the Human Library, readers can borrow a book to learn more about the life experiences faced by the book due to being stereotyped or judged in some way.
What is a book?
Books are people who have volunteered to share their unique experiences or perspective on life—their story. Because of their experiences, books have often been stereotyped by others.
What is a reader?
A reader is a person who is interested in borrowing a book from the Human Library. The reader will spend 30 minutes having a one-on-one conversation with a book about their experiences.
What kind of stories can a book share?
A book can share any experience that they feel comfortable talking about to their readers.
I am interested! How do I sign up?
If you want to share your experiences with a reader, contact Monique Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 704.330.4618, or stop by the Harris Campus Library (Harris I, Room 2100). Happy reading!