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Lending libraries for books have been around for centuries.

Caroline Cornish talks with Anna Sommo, who is part of an effort to start a lending library for kitchen, garden and construction tools. 207

But in more recent years some cities and towns - particularly out west - have started lending out power tools.

As far as we know there are no tool lending libraries in the state of Maine (that aren't your Dad). Yet. One group in Portland wants to change that and also provide kitchen tools and canning supplies.

But they need some capital to get started.

Indiegogo Campaign: Maine Tool Library: Portland

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