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Karnataka conducted a Human Library event in Mysore

Karnataka conducted a Human Library event in Mysore

A human library is a concept which seeks to replace books with humans, was organised in Mysuru on December 8.

Key Points:

  • The first event of the Human Library, Mysuru Chapter 2, will be held at Mysore Institute of Commerce and Arts (MICA), GRS Fantasy Park at Metagalli in Mysuru from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on December 8.
  • The human library is aiming to break the past long-standing prejudices and stereotypes by creating a safe framework for conservations by using a library analogy of lending people rather than books.
  • This intends to generate greater human cohesion across various social, religious and ethnic diversities.

About the Human Library:

  • This International movement was first started in the year 2000 in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
  • The first-ever event was held at Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark. 
  • The first permanent Human Library was set up in Lismore. Australia, in 2006. 
  • The organisation is active in over 70 countries around the world. Human Library is present in many cities in India namely Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, and Bengaluru. 

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