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Human Library 2017 Event Logistics

The Human Library 2017 will take place on Wednesday, April 12th 2017. The joint CB and SWL event will be held at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School, and students from Colonel By and Sir Wil will be participating. Students have access to a variety of “human books” throughout the day and sign up in advance for 30 minute sessions to have discussions with the books of their choice. Tables in the gym will be colour-coded by book category.


Schedule - Morning

8:00 - 9:00 Arrival of Guests
8:45 - 9:10 Arrival of Students
9:15 Opening Remarks & Performance

  • Nunavut Sivuniksavut Students - Opening Performance
  • Short recorded message from Rick Mercer.

9:30 - 10:00 Session 1
10:00 - 10:30 Session 2
10:30 - 10:45 Break (for guests)
10:45 - 11:15 Session 3
11:15 - 12:15 Lunch Provided for all Guests (morning & afternoon)

Schedule - Afternoon

12:15 - 12:30 Performance

  • Twin Flames will perform a song, 2016 award-winning Indigenous singers and songwriters Jaagi & Chelsey June

12:30 - 1:00 Session 1
1:00 - 1:30 Session 2
1:30 - 1:45 Break (for guests)
1:45 - 2:15 Session 3
2:15 Brief Closing Remarks and Thank You

All session times include travel time. There will be an announcement each session urging participants to wrap up and head to their next book.



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I suspect we all will benefit from this.
Dr. Gerry Rosenquist
I would be honoured to participate again this year, I very much enjoyed the event and I believe I took away more from it than I contributed.
Chris Renwick