Human Library – Virtual

Coeurd’Alene Idaho-  The Human Library™ is designed to build a positive frameworkfor conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices throughdialogue. It is an opportunity to open individuals’ minds in a positive way,and help them better understand the misconceptions they may have ofothers.  The Human Library™ is a placewhere real people are on loan to readers, a place where difficult questions areexpected, appreciated, and a place where lifetime questions can be answered.Ordinary people like you have an extraordinary story to tell.

The Human Library™ gives theopportunity to help the public make sense of another individual’s life storythey may have never had the opportunity to explore. It also helps individualsunderstand uncertainties they may have developed over a lifetime of unansweredquestions. The Human Library™ is an educational opportunity, bringing in reallife people to tell their unique story and answer questions about their journeyalong the way. 

This remarkable event will be heldremotely, with “readings” taking place via Zoom, on Saturday, November 14th,2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  HumanLibrary, sponsored for the past two years by HREI, has had powerful feedbackfrom all who have participated in our 2018 and 2019 events and are honored tobe a part of this global project.

“I learned about the struggle/pressure to conform to anunhealthy societal role and the courage it takes to liberate oneself, as wellas the healing that comes from the journey.”–Reader at Human Library, HREI, CdA

“Oneof the biggest benefits is the fact that you understand things better becauseyou can ask those questions”-Human Library™

We will be featuring stories from ABoy From Dharamsala, In a Depressive Haze, A Youth Abandoned, and Coming OutEvery Day. Sign up at Eventbrite to reserve aspot!


Nov 14 2020


10:00 am - 5:00 pm