The application period for the March 2019 Human Library has closed.
Please come borrow a book(s) at the Human Library on
Tuesday, March 19th, 4 - 7 p.m.
2nd floor I.D. Weeks Library.
Book(s) typically represent a group in a community that have been exposed to stigma, stereotyping or prejudices. These are typically based on one of the following Pillars of Prejudice:
Occupation (Police officer, journalist, politician, sex worker, dentist, soldier, bouncer...)
Ethnicity (White, Black, Asian, Native American, Latina/Latino/Latinx...)
Health (HIV, PTSD, depression, schizophrenia, bulimic, anorexic, ADHD, substance abuse, anxiety, self harm...) Lifestyle (Body-modified, vegan, tattooed, bodybuilder, swinger...)
Religion (Muslim, Christian, Jew, Sikh, Hindu, Atheist, Rabbi, Priest...)
Social Status (Unemployed, homeless, single parent, ex-offender, refugee, immigrant...)
Gender/Sexuality (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual, polyamorous, gender fluid, crossdresser...)
Ideology (Anarchist, feminist...)
People with disabilities (person who uses a wheelchair, person with a physical disability, person who has autism, person with a learning disability, person who is visually impaired, person diagnosed with a mental health condition...)
Heavy taboo topics, such as victims of incest, sexual abuse, domestic violence, or parents that lost a child and other grief related grief topics, are also potential book topics.