Welcome to SHARE Oxford

save money • save waste • save the planet

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Free Book Swap

Adding to our popular seed library and plant swap, Christine has painted up a beautiful cabinet for a Book Swap, which you’ll find outside our window at Makespace. Come and contribute some favourite books or help yourself any time! And why not drop off a cutting whilst you’re there…

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Help us double the impact of our Library of Things

We’re fundraising! We’re excited to announce our first crowdfunder project, to secure funds for our next 12 months and allow us to open three days a week, a key step towards doubling the impact of our Library of Things. Since opening in 2019, our Library of Things has grown fast, with a stock of more…

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Read our 2021-22 Impact Report

Curious to know what our top-hired item is? Keen to understand how we’re funded? Just love a pie chart? Our latest impact report is now up online, with details of all the sharing and repairing we got up to from July 2021 to June 2022 as we enjoyed a strong bounce back after COVID. Would…

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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!

Thursday 12:00-18:00 & Saturday 10:00-13:00

Repair Cafés

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.

Community Sharing

Our facebook group to help support local community groups and charities and find good homes for things you no longer need.

Volunteering Opportunities

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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Support SHARE Oxford

A big thank you to our various supporters for helping make SHARE Oxford happen.

We are very grateful for all financial support or donations of Things. Check out our donate page for more information.

Visit us

at Makespace, 1 Aristotle Lane, OX2 6TP

We are open:

  • Thursday 12-6pm
  • Saturday 10am-1pm