A “Human Library” Allows Users to Check Out “Books” to Reduce Prejudice – My Modern Met

Photo: SLPHOTOGRAPHY/DepositPhotosMost libraries have shelves overflowing with well-worn paperbacks and hardcover books encased in shiny plastic. Late fees and frequent shushing noises are common. In 2000, a group of innovators in Denmark came up with a different kind of library—the Human Library, or Menneskebiblioteket in Danish. What began as an event designed for the Roskilde […]

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