The latest stories

Collated by Bradford People Library

Bradford’s People Library is a collection of ‘human books’ highlighting the many things we have in common as human beings, as well as celebrating our differences. Read on for inspiring stories from people born and bred or newly arrived and who live in all parts of our wonderful district. Demonstrating that there is always more to a human ‘book’ than just its cover.

To find out more about the People Library, and how you could tell your story, please click here.

A Vital Connection
Discovering strength through community. As you speak with Shaida from Keighley, you quickly get a strong sense of her resilience and fortitude as she shares her journey...
People just like you
“We were trying to save our lives, but the future was uncertain…” A story from one of the ‘most discriminated people in the world’* Everyone expected...
This Is Me
“I couldn't understand why my body was like it was…” My story is about the difficulties of learning to love and accepting my body.  I remember as a...