Living Library returns with new stories
Six more people have offered to be living books at the annual Living Library event at the Smorgasbord Deli, 225 Seventh Ave.
The Feb. 29 instalment features:
• Chris Bartsch, a decorative concrete-floor specialist who travelled the world by bicycle in his younger days and is committed to working toward a sustainable future;
• Frank Dwyer, who was raised in an orphanage and later found success in his career and, after reitrement, in writing and activisim;
• Cindy Friedman, who teaches science at Thompson Rivers University and plays in the Latin ensemble Caliente;
• Gary Nielsen, a teacher, musician and promoter who plays music when he’s not travelling around the world;
• Kathleen Raven, a local potter now learning to live with her son’s schizophrenia;
• Anita Strong, founding chair of the Kamloops chapter of the Council of Canadians and owner/operator of The Smorgasbord and Country Garden Greenhouses, businesses with a distinct buy-local and fair trade philosophy.
More complete biographies of the human books and other information about the Living Library are available online at lookkamloops.ca/human_library.htm.
The event starts at 7 p.m.
Anyone interested in volunteering to be a human book can contact Lissa Miller at 250-376-1550 or email@example.com.