Human Library

MainStage Series – Sixth Triumphant Year!

Created by Stop the Violence (Copenhagen)

Curated by Dave Deveau & Adele Noronha

Produced by Emily Neumann

Presented with Vancouver Public Library and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

January 20-21, 27-28, February 3-4, 2018, 12-4 pm

Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 350 West Georgia Street

The triumphant return of Danish company Stop the Violence’s theatrical movement about sharing real stories from the lives of incredible people. Check out a human book from our collection of 30 titles and have a one-on-one life-changing conversation. Borrow a book. Discover a person.

Please note, checkouts happen on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge to participate.

Our circulation assistants will start checking books out at 11:30, with the final reading of the day starting at 3:30.

This year’s titles include:

Certified Terrorist

Cripple Punk

The Dilemma

Don’t Call Me Yellow

Family Dog

Identity Crisis 2018: Unboxing the Hyphen

I’m Making This All Up

Man is Not Created to be Caged

The Misfit: I Just Want to Fit In

My Arranged Marriage

My Arrival

My Job at the UN

Navigating Resilience

Polygamy and Me: Growing up Mormon

The Storied Man

Tales from the Blind Side

That Brown Man from Syria

The Upside of Depression