Beyond the Cover is a library of books – except the books are people. A reader can check out these Living Books and have a conversation with them for 20 minutes. The conversation will focus on whatever the Living Book shares as part of their story.
A BEYOND THE COVER event is centered around a specific theme, such as: Disabilities Awareness (current theme), future themes might be Equity and Diversity, Careers and Majors, the possibilities are endless.
Living Books are expected to present themselves in an authentic way through a positive exchange. Books and readers are asked to treat each other with tolerance and respect.
On the day of the event, there will be a browsing area for all of the Living Books. In order to check-out a Living Book, the reader will check-out the Living Book at the Research Help/Reference Desk. The policies are as follows:
When: October 23rd, 2019 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Where: MVC Library, 800 Building, Menifee Campus