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:
From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Becky Ames
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Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] "Tool" libraries in our future?
There was one mention back last year.
I don't know if they managed to raise the funds they needed.
Simpson Memorial Library
8 Plymouth RD
PO Box 186
Quoting "Nancy Grant" <[log in to unmask]>:
> Do we have any tool lending libraries in Maine?
> Is a "tool lending" library different any different than a "book" library?
> Nancy B. Grant
> Maine Balsam Libraries Consortium President Retired LMS, NBCT
> Dover-Foxcroft, Maine
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