At the Sharing Depot, a storefront in Toronto, $50 a year buys tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of tools, camping supplies, furniture, games, toys, sports equipment, and much else. At least on a short-term basis: The owners of the space call it a “library of things,” and anyone who pays the annual membership fee can borrow anything in the Sharing Depot, whose aisles look a lot like those at a regular big-box store. The difference is that everything on the shelves can be checked out like a library book….
– The Original Sharing Economy, The Atlantic, 3 Jan 2017
This sounds like an excellent scheme. We need more sharing libraries in the United Kingdom.
We need more
sharing libraries in the United Kingdom.