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Guelph Tool Library

We are located at:
Old Quebec Street Shoppes
55 Wyndham Street North, Unit T8, Guelph, ON, N1H 7T8

Tel: (519) 836-7909

1155 - 9/2/2021 10:01:50 AM  

The Outdoor Repair Cafe Returns Sept 11!

For Immediate Release - September 2, 2021

Presented by the Guelph Tool Library.
Saturday, September 11, 2 to 5 pm. 
Harcourt United Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph 

The Guelph Tool Library is excited to announce that after a year of no in-person events, the popular Repair Cafes are back with an outdoor event. 

We would like to invite the community members to the this Repair Café on Saturday September 11th at Harcourt United Church (87 Dean Ave., Guelph) from 2 to 5 pm. 

Visitors can bring their broken electronics, electrical appliances and clocks, damaged clothing, bikes that needs repairs and tune-up and jewelry that need fixing. Our volunteers who are expert in fixing these items will also teach visitors the process of trouble shooting and fixing items. 

We would like to kindly ask the visitors not to bring the following items to the Repair Café: items which need welding, refrigeration equipment (coolers, bar fridges, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, etc.), gas powered equipment (lawn mowers, line trimmers, chain saws, etc.), items operating on power greater than 120 volts and tools and appliances from other countries operating on different currents.

Our aim is to offer a fun but also safe experience for our community, and we are taking lots of measures to make that happens. We kindly ask you to wear a mask at this event and practice social distancing. 

This event is sponsored by Harcourt United Church. 

The Repair Café Guelph is a project of the Guelph Tool Library, started operating as of August 2016. Repair Cafes run bi-monthly at various locations throughout the city. 

The events run entirely by volunteers and rely on community donations to offer free repair services. Every year, Repair Cafe Guelph serves about 300 visitors, approx. 500 items are fixed and 550 kg of waste is diverted from the landfill! 


The Guelph Tool Library is a lending library of tools. With an annual membership of $60/year have access to a wide variety of tools for renovation, gardening, hobbies and crafts and much more!

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