On September 5, students, faculty, and staff at the University of Lynchburg were invited to check out a “human book” at Knight-Capron Library. The event, held in cooperation with Lynchburg’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, was aimed at increasing a sense of community on campus.
“Even if there’s a group that’s not represented in the ‘books’ we have, I think it shows everybody on campus has a story,” outreach librarian Haley Lott said in an interview with the Lynchburg News & Advance. “It might be different from yours, and that’s OK. It’s OK to talk about those things. We should be doing that. That’s how we learn. That’s how we grow.”
You can read the full article in the News & Advance here.