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Sometimes the root of understanding one another's stories is getting answers to the difficult questions and during The Human Library™ those questions are expected, appreciated and answered. This event is meant to challenge the labels we put on others by participating in a unique reading experience; where real people are on loan as "books." "Readers" are given a positive framework for a 20-30 minute conversation to connect, inquire and challenge stereotypes and prejudices that separate us.
This year's Human Library is a feature of Storyfort, during the week of Treefort Music Fest, Friday, March 22nd 3-7 pm and Saturday, March 23rd 1-5 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Books are available for check out the day of the event or you are welcome to fill out this form to reserve a time.
Available Titles in this year's Human Library:
"Write Your Own Obituary"
"Stronger Than the Stigma: My Battle with Bi-polar"
"You're the Only Son I Wanted to Kill"
"The Whitest Black Person You'll Ever Meet"
"Journey With Two Elephants"
"Sick, Not Selfish"
"Nobody Brings You Casserole When Your Child's in Jail"
"I Never Wanted to be Gay"
"Not Them, Not Here, Not With Us"
Special thanks to Story Story Studio and Argos Productions for their generous support of this program!