Sacramento: How Libraries — Yes, Libraries — Are Helping People Ditch Stuff They Don’t Need

From Huffington Post

” Have you ever checked out a sewing machine from your local library? What about a guitar or a 3D printer? If you haven’t, you might soon. Public libraries across the country are housing so-called “libraries of things,” from which people can borrow useful items for a short time instead of buying them outright. This is a largely hidden feature of the growing “sharing economy,” but it may be poised to take off as many Americans become increasingly concerned about waste and environmental sustainability.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/library-of-things-sustainability_us_57237259e4b01a5ebde55e76 >

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