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Human Library at Lehman College: List of Human Books

Sponsored by the Leonard Lief Library, The Human Library event brings together the Lehman College Community to enhance student experience on our diverse campus through peers sharing their own stories of inspiration, resilience, and breaking barriers while

Lehman College Human Books

Thank you to all the volunteer Human Books, readers, and well wishers who participated in our first Human Library event and made it a success! The Fall 2017 Human Library event was featured in News 12 - The Bronx.

Human Books  |  Thursday, November 16, 2017  |  TIME: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM LOCATION: Library Gallery

Title: My Cancer Notebook

Story: A 19 year old college student is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. To survive, he’ll have to drop everything for a year and undergo intensive chemotherapy. He was on one path and is now on another. Where will it take him over his next 19 years?

Title: LIFE WITH DACA

Story: About what DACA meant for me, how it helped me be where I am today. Discovering a world of limited opportunities and realizing I'm not alone.

Title: HOME

Story:  Living in three different countries, residing in 7 different cities, and attending 10 different schools in 18 years, finding my home was, and still is, very hard. Where am I from? Am I from the place I was born? Am I from the places I grew up in? Am I from the place I am currently living in? They say home is where the heart is, but what if you left pieces of your heart all over the world?

Title: PURPOSED

Story: I'm one who has been empowered to continue the race, fulfilling the "Purpose" that is set before me. So I press forward to the mark of the High calling instilling words of wisdom and encouragement; come and taste and see.

Title: PERFECT MAYBE

Story: A young girl who seemingly can win over a room cannot win over herself. Her memoir tells of her struggles through anxiety and depression throughout her life.

Title: FEMALE  PERSPECTIVE: FROM MILITARY TO CIVILIAN LIFE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

Story: How different military life is in comparison to civilian and making the adjustment as a wife, mom and full-time science major.

Title: THIS IS MY LIFE [OR] ALL ABOUT ME

Story: Educated Black woman, mother, grandmother, fighting for her family, advocate for people living in a vicious cycle.