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Human Library® at Lehman College

The Human Library brings together the Lehman College Community to enhance experiences of diversity and inclusion. Students share their own stories of inspiration and resilience to break down barriers of stigma, bias, and misunderstanding.

For Readers - Benefits of Reading a "Human Book"

1. Increased empathy

2. Opportunity to gain a new and different perspective.

3. Opportunity to speak to someone you would not ordinarily get to speak with.

4. Get to know the diverse student body on campus.

5. Interact with someone who can empathize with your obstacles and college life.

Rules for Readers

Rules for Readers

  1. Respect the book.
  2. Be curious.
  3. Return the book back on time and in the same condition you found it in.
  4. Both parties have the right to end the loan at any time.