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Borrowing tools from the Library of ThingsPosted on 23rd July 2017 by Wendy
Have you seen the Library of Things at the Greener Kirkcaldy High Street Hub? Loads of garden and DIY tools you can borrow like you would a book from a library. But the best thing? It’s free!
I have some leftover tiles that I have been wanting to break up and turn into a mosaic for a while. I didn’t want to purchase equipment to do this as I knew I would only use it once and then it would end up in the back of one of my cupboards! So when I heard about the Library of Things, I took the opportunity to borrow a pick axe and a chisel. It was really easy to borrow – I just called into the Hub, joined as a member (for free) and took the tools away in the same day. They made the job so much easier!
So how can you borrow tools? Call into the High Street Hub, 254a High Street, Kirkcaldy, Wednesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm, fill in a simple form and bring 2 forms of ID,1 photographic and 1 proof of address. And off you go with your tools – you can borrow them for a week at a time.
Saturday 24 February, 10.30am – 1.30pm, Ravenscraig Walled Garden. Bring tools along for free repairs and maintenance with the Ecology Centre’s Tool Shed Project.
Wednesday 14 – Saturday 18 March, 10am – 4pm, High Street Hub. Drop by for tips and activities on reusing and passing on your stuff.