Hire and borrow

Hire from us

The library runs on an external website, where you will find the lists of things and instructions to sign up and hire!

To find out more about the concept of a Library of Things and the aims behind it, see our mission page.

If you have questions, please read the Library of Things FAQ or feel free to contact us.

If you would like to help us reach more people, please consider leaving us a google review.

More ways to hire or borrow

We are working on a full listing of places which help you hire or borrow what you need. Check back as this list grows!

Party Kits

Party Kit Network – an international list of places you can borrow what you need for parties, including these two local options:

Oxford Party Library run by Cherwell Collective in Kidlington, check out the party library’s facebook page for a photo listing of all the goodies they have available to share for free.

Witney Eco Party Packs – book this kit from the party kit network page


Oxford Maternity Clothes Library a non profit lending a collection of maternity clothes, based at Flo’s in the Park.

Oxford Sling Library – hire babywearing equipment, join workshops and get advice and 1:1 support.

Your local eco-hub

Oxfordshire has a wonderful network of Community Action Groups and others helping people to live sustainably. We know these groups have, or are planning, lending services or Libraries of Things

Marston Eco Hub

Sustainable Wantage

Bicester Green

Oxford Wood Recycling, Abingdon

Do let us know if you’d like us to list your service here!

One thought on “Hire and borrow

  1. patricia douglas says:

    Couldn’t be happier with the service, so friendly and helpful. Maurice went out of his way to get what we needed. We steam cleaned the grouting on kitchen floor, it came up a treat.
    Many thanks for all your help. 😊

    Liked by 1 person

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