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The Library of Things has re-opened!

*Revised opening times*
Thurs & Saturday
12-6pm

*New Library membership structure*
Details here

* Covid safety *
~ borrowers cannot enter the building ~
~ sign up and reserve online ~
~ borrowed items will be cleaned/quarantined ~
~ if possible please wear a mask ~
more info here

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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

We launched a Library of Things in Feb 2019,
enabling you to borrow instead of buy items
needed only occasionally,
such as outdoor, domestic, cooking equipment and more.

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.

Our repair cafés are currently paused. We will let you know when we are starting them again!
Find out more about our Repair Cafés

~ Latest blog ~

  • New Items added recently

    September 24, 2020 by

    We’ve been adding some new things to our inventory – we have acquired some additional duplicates of some favourite items – like a pressure washer and strimmer – but new Things to our library include: Fan heater |£5/week Piano Accordion | £20/week Dehumidifier | £6/week Junior tennis rackets set | £10/week Torque Wrench | £3/week… Read more

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Get involved!

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.

We have a growing collection of great things to lend but there are a few more things we’d like. 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. 

Supporters

The Library of Things in Oxford has been made possible with the help of various supporters.