The Edmonton Public Library Hosts LIVING Library

EPL Celebrates Multiculturalism Day by 'Lending Out' Real People

EDMONTON, June 25 /CNW/ - Where can you meet and speak to a survivor of the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide, a two-spirited Aboriginal and a former Malaysian gang member all in one place? Only at EPL's LIVING Library. The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) is pleased to host its very first Living Library in support of Canadian Multiculturalism Day. EPL's Living Library allows readers to "borrow" a Living Book, and through talking and sharing, learn about the life of a person who at first may seem very different.

In all, 12 Living Books - real people on loan - will share their experiences one-on-one with readers about the problems and prejudices they have faced because of their race, gender, sexual orientation, job, lifestyle or cultural background.

See our Living Book selection and their stories at www.epl.ca/livinglibrary.

    
      What: LIVING Library at EPL

      When: 1 to 5 pm, Sunday, June 27

      Where: Centennial Plaza (directly behind the Stanley A. Milner Library)
    

SOURCE EDMONTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Susan Wong Armstrong, Edmonton Public Library, Tel: 780-496-7055, 780-504-6026, Email: swarmstrong@epl.ca

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