But will you respect yourself in the morning if you take them to bed with you?
A new London “library” called the Living Library lets you check out a person instead of a book. David Baker writes in the Times Online:
“The idea, which comes from Scandinavia, is simple: instead of books, readers can come to the library and borrow a person for a 30-minute chat. The human ‘books’ on offer vary from event to event but always include a healthy cross-section of stereotypes. Last weekend, the small but richly diverse list included Police Officer, Vegan, Male Nanny and Lifelong Activist as well as Person with Mental Health Difficulties and Young Person Excluded from School.”
Read more about it here: women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/the_way_we_live/article3790377.ece
Thanks to The Librarian Edge on del.icio.us del.icio.us/TheLibrarianEdge for this one.
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