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A “Human Library” Taking Place on 9/11

An exciting opportunity is happening at the Shelbina Carnegie Library on Farmer’s Day 2021!  Stop in and check out the “Human Library” to speak to an actual person that was in the field during the events of 9/11.

Several individuals will give generously of their time to speak one on one with people about that tragic day. If you have ever wanted to know about what happened that day, or events following  here is a fantastic opportunity.

The Human Library was organized on a concept from a couple of Danish people to help people get to see life from a different perspective. Since its founding in 2000, thousands of volunteers have joined together to help spread this concept of acceptance.

Roughly based on this concept, the Shelbina Library has contacted several individuals to help spread the word on the 20th anniversary of 9/11.  People will have the opportunity to “check out” an individual for up to 30 minutes of conversation about the events and how these people were impacted in their fields.

The library will be open from 10 a.m. to noon.  During that time, individuals from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the United States Military, a critical care flight paramedic and hopefully others will be available for conversation.

It is my hope that citizens of Shelbina and the surrounding area will keep these people busy answering questions in hopes of sharing information about 9/11.