Peterborough Tool Library memberships on sale

March 31, 2016 - garden totes

Advanced Peterborough Tool Library memberships go on sale Thursday to coincide with a launch of an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, those behind a bid approaching to launch on a Victoria Day prolonged weekend in May announced on Wednesday.

The new service, that will be formed on High St. behind a Evinrude Centre, is an instance of what’s been dubbed a “sharing economy.” Members can steal from a preference of hundreds of collection for a home and garden for a $50 annual membership fee.

“We unequivocally wish to make collection affordable and accessible,” first cabinet member Jen Feigin settled in a press release.

Tool library members will accept shopping discounts during internal businesses including Charlotte Paint, Merrett Home Hardware and others.

“The support from a business village to this thought has been unequivocally positive,” she added.

To account a startup costs of a apparatus library, a cabinet is reaching out to a community.

“The crowdsource appropriation height is a good approach for us to emanate recognition about a apparatus library and to offer members interesting incentives to buy their memberships early,” cabinet member Pete Mack stated.

The membership expostulate will also give apparatus library organizers a clever clarity of a village support for a idea.

To appreciate people that squeeze an allege membership, a apparatus library is charity perks, including a tradition letterpress print by internal artist Jeff Macklin of Jackson Creek Press, a Milwaukee fasten magnitude or a imperishable apparatus library receptacle bag.

The apparatus library is also seeking donations of collection from a community. Donated collection can be forsaken off Apr 16 during The Spill, 414 George St. N, from 3 to 6 pm.

Tool library organizers will also be during a Peterborough Farmer’s Market on Saturday to accommodate meddlesome members and speak about a library.

Organizers design to open doors on a May prolonged weekend during 910 High St. Unit 14.

“We can’t wait to get a doors open, and to start saying what a members will accomplish with a tools,” Feigin stated.

The Indiegogo debate can be found at: https://igg.me/at/ptbotoollibrary.

For some-more information, email Feigin during info@ptbotoollibrary.ca.

You can also find a apparatus library on Facebook during www.facebook.com/peterboroughtoollibrary and on Twitter @PtboToolLibrary.

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