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600 Soledad Street

San Antonio, TX 78205

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The Human Library is designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. The Human Library is a place where real people are on loan to readers; a place where difficult questions are expected, appreciated, and answered. Check out one (or more) of the following books for a 20 minute one-on-one session. Click REGISTER to the right to reserve online. Walk ins also welcome.

Human Library Catalog – Central

9/11 Responder

Hear the story of someone with firsthand experience of the devastation that ensued in New York on 9/11/2001.

Braille Reader

Spend some time with a boy who was born completely blind and reads through dots.

Game Designer

Come speak with a successful game designer who has used a variety of life experiences to his full advantage.

Cancer Survivor

Talk with someone who has endured stage IV cancer.

Food Justice Chef and Blogger

Ask a local chef and food blogger why he is passionate about food justice.

Food Writer

Learn what goes into putting together one of those beautiful magazine articles with photos of luscious food.

Foster and Adoptive Parent

Learn how the heartbreak and hope of being a foster and adoptive parent is always worth it.

Hospice Nurse

Ask this nurse about her profession and about what it is like caring for people during their end of life transition


Have a conversation with a person who promotes human welfare and social reform on a daily basis.

Muslim American

Hear this woman’s story as a practicing Muslim living in the U.S.

Professional Comedian

Learn how one local San Antonian fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming an elite stand-up comedian and television personality.

Professional Female Wrestler

Find out from a professional wrestler what goes on in and out of the ring.

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