The Library of Things is open! We are maintaining a degree of caution over social distancing, but come and talk with us while you borrow.
Click here to browse our Things and reserve items to borrow
Welcome to SHARE Oxford
We are passionate about saving waste.
We aim to make sharing easier, to increase access to good quality things so that we may reduce consumption and waste, save money, save the environment, and feel good about it.
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What we do
Our Library of Things enables you to
borrow instead of buy
items needed only occasionally,
such as outdoor, domestic, cooking equipment and more.
We have re-opened with Covid security in place!
Now open: Thurs & Saturday, 12-6pm
What is a Library of things?
Explore the items
We run regular Repair Cafés, where our volunteers
fix your broken items to keep them in use for longer.
Our Repair Cafés are now running on an ad-hoc basis.
Find out more and the date of the next event here.
~ Latest from our blog ~
We were delighted when Caroline Wood, a local freelance science writer and podcaster, came in to speak to Maurice and Susan about how the library works. We hope you enjoy having a listen and learning a bit more about the library, the wonderful collection of things people have donated and ways you can live more … Continue reading A conversation about the Library of Things
For one day only, the Library of Things will be closing early. Hours that day will be 11.30 until 3.30 ONLY. If you want to reserve items for collection on that day, please be sure to collect them by then, and if you have items to return, please bring them back by then. Very grateful. … Continue reading September 4th (Saturday) early closing
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If you have things you think the Library could use, please check our donate page for more information and contact us before bringing any items. Thank you.
Library of Things *new* opening times:
Makespace: Thursdays, approximately 12-6pm,
Saturdays approximately 12-6pm.
Flo’s In The Park: new hours TBA.
We can also meet you at other times by prior arrangement. Outside committed opening hours, please check with us before you travel (call 07410 942204).
Our main address is Makespace, 1 Aristotle Lane, OX2 6TP.
The Library of Things in Oxford has been made possible with the help of various supporters.