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Webinar recording: How to Start a Tool Library in Your Community

In August 2012, the Center for a New American Dream presented a free webinar about how to start up a new tool library in your community. Topics included obtaining funding, finding a location, tracking tools, navigating through legal issues, and more. The webinar featured speakers from successful tool libraries around the country. 

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Click play on the video below to watch a recording of the webinar. Hear Froehlich, Hatch, McElligott, and Yurgelevic share wisdom and stories about how they got their tool libraries off the ground, and answer questions about how you can launch one in your own town!

Additional resources for starting tool libraries:

Video length: Approx. 1 hour. The webinar slideshow can be downloaded here.
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