What a start to 2021!
The Library will unfortunately be closed during the newly announced lockdown.

If we see a way to re-open before mid-February, we will announce it here and on our social media. Sorry for now, but we look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we can.

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.

Read more about us

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?
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We run regular Repair Cafés, where our volunteers
fix your broken items to keep them in use for longer.

Autumn/Winter 2020:
Our repair cafés are now running on an ad-hoc basis
Find out more about our Repair Cafés and
the date of the next event

We have Volunteering opportunities!
We’re particularly looking for Librarians,
either to be located at our base, or exploring new locations.
And we always welcome new repairers.
Read more here.

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If you’ve gotta buy on Black Friday, help the Library of Things out

As an alternative to the commercial Black Friday sales, we suggest you could buy used (but working) items from the Library – the money will help us, and so will the space we save. Over time as we’ve accumulated things and learnt more about the needs of our borrowers, we’ve acquired items in the Library … Continue reading If you’ve gotta buy on Black Friday, help the Library of Things out

It’s November and …

… we’ve got some ideas how the Library can be useful to you during the lockdown (and beyond, of course). We have games and jigsaws, we have things to try out such as musical instruments, a breadmaker, and unicycles, and we have tools for you to get on with the jobs that you have been putting off until you had time.


Keep up to date

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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

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.