Augustana to host Syrian refugee at human library event Posted on September 24, 2018

Hear Tarek Nemr’s captivating story of fleeing Syria to find safety at only 16 years old, as part of the 20th annual augustana human library kickoff event.

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Augustana Library Receives Award for Human Library Posted on July 4, 2017

By Meredith Bratland, University of Alberta Libraries News Congratulations to the Augustana Library staff who were awarded the 2017 Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects by the American Library Association (ALA) on June 26, 2017 for their innovation with the augustana human library project. A human library is an initiative in which people called ‘Readers’ who want to …

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Human Book Timothy Kurek Posted on October 7, 2016

On Tuesday September 27th, the augustana human library’s kickoff event featured Timothy Kurek, author of the book The Cross in the Closet. Read about Timothy’s journey from pretending to be gay to coming out of the closet as a straight man, and get a second chance to “check out” this human book here.

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