Posts tagged with "Human Library"
Human Library: What It's Like to Be a Stroke Survivor
Local resident Jim Niehoff suffered from a stroke at the age of 44 that left him unable to speak, read or write. Come hear about his road to recovery, including how he used the resources of the library's Literacy Office.Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portrait of Chicago, will moderate.
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
What It's Like to Be a White House Intern
What It’s Like to Live With Diastrophic Dwarfism
Chris Errera was born with diastrophic dwarfism, a rare condition affecting 1 in 500,000 births. Since Chris could not play sports, his mother used his interest in the piano to spark his creative side and help him exercise his fingers. He underwent 18 different surgeries to help him with his physical disabilities all the while he studied piano and wrote original compositions. Come hear Chris’s story and listen to him play his songs.