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New US Trend: Check Out People, Not Books at Library

There are many ways to access reading material today — as digital e-books, on audio, and, of course, on paper. But there’s another option at Gum Spring Public Library in Loudoun County, Virginia. There, patrons can check out human books. And instead of flipping pages, a "reader" has 20 minutes to talk with the human book, ask questions and learn the story. Writer and Human Book, Maimah Karmo, is founder of Tiger Lily Foundation, which supports younger women as they deal...

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