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2nd Annual Lending Library Symposium

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720 Bathurst St

720 Bathurst Street

Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

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The team behind the Toronto Tool Library and Sharing Depot are SUPER excited to host this year's Lending Library Symposium! Thinking of starting a Tool Library or Library of Things in your city/town? Want to improve what you're doing and learn from experts? This is your chance to connect, socialize and learn from each other to help the sharing movement grow worldwide.

FRIDAY JUNE 9TH - SUNDAY JUNE 11TH

The event will take place all weekend, from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, and the ticket price includes the following:

  • Beverages and snacks on Friday Night for our Meet and Greet (starts at 7pm)
  • Full day conference on Saturday, June 10 includes breakfast, lunch, panels, workshops
  • Big party on Saturday night
  • Breakfast on Sunday morning
  • Tour of Toronto's Tool Libraries throughout the weekend

Conference Topics Incude:

  • Keynote Speech by Adil Dhalla, Executive Director of the Centre for Social Innovation and co-founder of Camp Reset and Toronto for Everyone
  • MyTurn Q&A with Gene Homicki, Creator of MyTurn
  • Panel on Youth and Adult Programming featuring Arman from Station North Tool Library (Baltimore) and Michelle from Toronto Tool Library Kids.
  • Repair Cafe's and Tool Hospitals with Paul Magder from Toronto's thriving Repair Cafe
  • Tool Libraries 101, How to Get Started, Launch, Crowdfund, Governance Structures with Ryan from Toronto Tool Library
  • Gathering Effective Data with Najine and Devon
  • Grant Writing and Fundraising with Cate Homicki
  • Preparing Financial Statements and finding Revenue Streams

More workshops to be announced soon including: How to Media, Makerspaces, Volunteer Retention and Management and Marketing

We will do our best to get everyone who attends the conference a free place to stay with our volunteer network for Friday, Saturday and, if necessary, Sunday night, please contact Molly at Molly.Fremes@gmail.com if you need a place to stay.

Conference Agenda and more information here

If you are interested in hosting a workshop on any of these subjects please contact Ryan@IRBE.org. Presenters get a free ticket!

Looking forward to sharing space, sharing information, and being together!


Warmly <3

Toronto Tool Library Team

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