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A Library Where You Can Borrow People Instead Of Books

Isn’t it amazing to see the books blink, weep, laugh and think? Instead of relying on the traditional sources of information, why not hear something directly from the horse’s mouth? While there are some complicated books such as the Voynich manuscript which no one has able to understand till now, this human library of Denmark is built on the foundation of making things simpler and easier for people in this diverse world.

This human library, which was established in 2000, functions just like any other library in which you can take out a book on your desired topic and get it issued for particular time duration.The experience of learning from people instead of books is surely gonna be an unforgettable and memorable one. Check out this human library where you can ask any kinda question to the breathing books and get an instant answer to your query.

 

A Library Where You Can Borrow People Instead Of Books

A Library Where You Can Borrow People Instead Of Books

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Image of the library desk at the 2015 Roskilde Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Image of the library desk at the 2015 Roskilde Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

People who choose to act like books share their experiences with the readers openly and friendly. Readers can ask any kinda question and get genuine answers in return. Check out the types of book you can borrow from the human library.

1) Borrow an autist.

1) Borrow an autist.

As 1 in 68 children suffer from this disorder, you can get the complete information about the disease from the one who has it.

2) Borrow someone who has modified his body.

2) Borrow someone who has modified his body.

There are people who have got piercings and tattoos on their whole body. Here's your chance to know their experience by having a face-to-face conversation with them.

3) Borrow a refugee.

3) Borrow a refugee.

Instead of watching the refugees on TV or movies, you can hear their life story directly from them. Here's your chance to clear all your misconceptions about them.

4) Borrow a transgender.

4) Borrow a transgender.

Transgender is the most debatable issue nowadays. If you have any doubts in your mind about it, then you can freely speak with a transgender person about it.

5) Borrow a homeless.

5) Borrow a homeless.

Have you ever imagined life from the point of view of a homeless person? No? Then you can get to know about their horrible experiences at the human library.

6) Borrow a deaf-blind.

6) Borrow a deaf-blind.

Have you ever given a thought about the way of communication used by the deaf-blind people? Then here's a chance to hear their shocking stories from them.

7) Borrow an obese.

7) Borrow an obese.

Society loves to neglect and make fun of fatty people. Don't judge a book by its cover; you never know how amazing these people can be.

You can choose to borrow from a wide variety of books.

You can choose to borrow from a wide variety of books.

The list is endless, from a police officer to a veteran with PTSD and from a single mom to Muslim. You can get insights into the life of former gang member, prostitute, social worker, teacher, person in a polyamorous relationship, etc.

Image of the readers who borrowed a nudist.

Image of the readers who borrowed a nudist.

Today this library has spread to nearly 70 countries including the US. The human library will soon be opening in South Africa, Sudan, Chile and Israel in 2016. Ronni said on the Human Library's site, "When you meet our books, no matter who you are and where you are from or which book you will be reading, in the end, inside every person, the result will say: we are different from each other, we see things differently, and we live life differently. But there are more things that we have in common than are keeping us apart."

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