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Kathleen Spahn <[log in to unmask]>
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They definitely got the funding and are moving forward -- currently looking for tools to add to the collection. They have a nice plan and are hoping it gets replicated in other areas of the state. Mamie posted their current website:

http://portlandmainetoollibrary.org/

Kathleen


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From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Becky Ames
Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 12:18 PM
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Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] "Tool" libraries in our future?

HI Nancy,
There was one mention back last year.

http://portlandmainetoollibrary.wordpress.com/

I don't know if they managed to raise the funds they needed.
Becky

Becky Ames
Director
Simpson Memorial Library
8 Plymouth RD
PO Box 186
Carmel, ME
04419
207-848-7145
www.simpsonmemorial.org

Quoting "Nancy Grant" <[log in to unmask]>:

> Do we have any tool lending libraries in Maine?
>
> http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Making-a-difference/Change-Agent/2014/0
> 206/Need-a-drill-Head-to-the-tool-library
>
> Is a "tool lending" library different any different than a "book" library?
> http://localtools.org/
>
> Nancy B. Grant
> Maine Balsam Libraries Consortium President Retired LMS, NBCT 
> Dover-Foxcroft, Maine
> 207-564-3098
> [log in to unmask]
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