WebJunction: Promote Community Engagement and Challenge Prejudice with a Human Library
The idea of circulating ‘human books’ first emerged in 2000, in Copenhagen, Denmark, as a way to help grow community understanding of the diversity of the human experience, locally and on a global level. The Human Library® model seeks to create safe spaces for dialogue where topics are discussed openly between human books and their readers. This event will share insights from a public and academic library using this innovative and impactful model to create meaningful community dialogue.
This WebJunction webinar will be held on Jan. 20th at 3pm ET.
It will be presented by Lisa Thornell, Student Engagement & Outreach Librarian, DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University (CT); Rebecca (Becky) Hass, Programming and Outreach Manager, Anne Arundel County Public Library (MD); and Monica Powell, Library Associate, Anne Arundel County Public Library (MD).
For additional information and to register, go here.