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Challenging prejudice through conversation

Social Contact


Social Change

An inclusive way to challenge prejudice

The Human Library is an international equalities movement that challenges prejudice and discrimination through social contact. It uses the language and mechanism of a library to facilitate respectful conversations that can positively change people’s attitudes and behaviours towards members of our communities who are at risk of exclusion and marginalisation.

Human Library UK is a website managed by the Outsiders Community Interest Company to support Human Library organisers and volunteers in the UK. Over time we aim to provide all the resources, guidance and support that organisers and volunteers will need through this website.

Latest Event

Human Library at the University of Winchester Library

Winchester - March 8, 2017 12:00 pm

Join us to experience a wonderfully diverse Human Library, where the Books are people and reading is a conversation. Just like in a real library, as a visitor to the Human Library you will be able to choose a Book from a range of titles. The difference is that Books will be people, and reading […]

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