Want to start borrowing?

Bristol’s first Library of Things is open in Kingswood, Sat 22 May 2021, 10am-2pm – where you can borrow the things you need to live your life. Whether it is a drill for a DIY project, a tent for a family holiday or a chocolate fountain for a party, we want it to be affordable and accessible, and meet the needs of our local community.

As a member you can borrow anything from our library for free and become part of our sharing community.

Share Bristol team
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Borrow the things you need

It’s a new way of sharing things in Bristol, so you may want to know a bit more about a Library of Things.

Thing donations welcome

If you have things you’re not using, why not let your community use them and free up space in your home?

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Funding appeal

Donate to our appeal

Supporting us financially will help us get up and running, become established and grow our network of libraries. If you’re loving the sound of our vision then please consider giving.  

Volunteer with us

Whether you want to help us look after our things, help our community to borrow or make our space as welcoming as possible, we may just have a role for you.

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I buy rather than borrow because...

"I had never considered borrowing, I didn't know it was possible"
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"I don't know many people well enough to ask to borrow things"
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"We didn't know where to borrow things from, so buying was more convenient"
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