What we do
We aim to help make Oxford a sharing community for the future, tackling the climate emergency and cost of living crisis and forging community bonds with our library of things, repair cafés and online community.
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Library of Things
A community hiring service, with volunteer support and local sponsorship enabling us to hire those things that are normally cheaper to just buy. Let’s make sharing as easy as amazon, accessible to all, and more fun!
Now open Thursday 12:00-18:00 & Saturday 10:00-13:00
A free volunteer repair service, fixing your broken stuff and helping you learn how to look after your clothes, bikes, electricals, stopping things going to waste.
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We’re really keen to understand where our Library of Things can make it easier to avoid buying Things you don’t need. So we’re keen to understand: We’d love to hear your thoughts – please fill in our form or drop us an email. Thank you!
We’re seeing just how much donated stuff can help our local charities during these difficult times. If you’re thinking of having a summer clear-out, as well as your local charity shop or the freecycle and freegle communities (and our currently rather short donations wish list for the library), here are some organisations where your unwanted … Continue reading Your unwanted stuff can make a real difference
We’re delighted to welcome Christine as our new Library Manager. Christine is working with Ben and our fantastic volunteers to manage the Library of Things, ensuring that everyone who borrows from us has a great experience and expanding our offering as we continue to grow. As well as her passion for sustainability and community, Christine … Continue reading Welcome Christine!
We are very grateful to everyone who helps us achieve our mission by volunteering to help the Library and Repair Cafés happen. We’re looking go develop our team, in particular to recruit:
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We are open:
- Thursday 12-6pm
- Saturday 10am-1pm