Earagail Arts Festival & Donegal County Council Library Service present

The Human Library®

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Earagail Arts Festival & Donegal County Council Library Service present

The Human Library®

Thursday 13th July, 12.30pm – 8pm – Central Library, Letterkenny

  • 12.30 – 1.15            Traveller
  • 1.15 – 2          Non-Binary
  • 2.45 – 3.30       Sudanese
  • 3.30 – 4.15       Schizophrenia
  • 4.15 – 5          U.S. Veteran
  • 5 – 5.45          Queer Feminist
  • 5.45 – 6.30       Muslim
  • 6.30 – 7.15       Sexual Abuse Survivor

Wednesday 19th July, 3pm – 8pm – Gaoth Dobhair, Leabharlann Ghaoth Dobhair

  • 3.15 – 4          Parkinson’s
  • 4 – 4.45          ASD (autism spectrum disorder)
  • 4.45 – 5.30        Paraipléige (Paraplegic)
  • 5.30 – 6.15        Pregnant with Cancer

The Human Library® is, in the true sense of the word, a library of people. The organisation host events all over the world where readers can borrow human beings serving as open books and have conversations they would not normally have access to. Every human book from The Human Library® bookshelf represents a group in our society that is often subjected to prejudice, stigmatization or discrimination because of their lifestyle, diagnosis, belief, disability, social status, ethnic origin etc.

The Human Library® creates a safe space for dialogue where topics are discussed openly between human books and their readers, a place where difficult questions are expected, appreciated and answered. All of the human books are volunteers with personal experience with their topic. The Human Library® is a not for profit learning platform that has hosted personal conversations designed to challenge stigma and stereotypes since 2000.

‘Unjudge Someone’

Event is strictly for over 18s only.

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