GTL – Rebuilding Together – 2020 Membership Drive

A World Where Communities Find Joy In Sharing In the last four years, the Guelph Tool Library has gone from a small, grassroots working group run by a few volunteer, to an incorporated not-for-profit with over 1000 tools, kits and appliances available for borrow. We have over 500 members, and we have processed almost 9,000 … Continued

The Crow’s Nest #4: The Farm and the Friends of That Farm

Buckle up folks, it’s story time! Today we’re talking about power. Lukewarm take: universities have a power dynamic that’s upheld at the expense of their students. During my time in university, it seemed like the student body was constantly fighting for something. Fighting cuts to funding, fighting for divestment, fighting for mental health services, fighting … Continued

Guelph Tool Library Goes Virtual

The Guelph Tool Library is helping the community stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic with new virtual programming. “Our whole mission is surrounded in a world where people receive joy in sharing. But without being able to share physically, we still want to be able to maintain that connection. It’s so important right now,” says … Continued

The Crow’s Nest #2: Jenny Mitchell and the Magic Golden Bus

Welcome! Thanks for checking out episode two. This round, listen to me chat with Jenny Mitchell, creative extraordinaire. She’s an incredibly interesting, intelligent and genuine podcast guest and was fantastic to interview. This episode, despite being the second, is the first that I recorded. Jenny turned my okay questions into insightful answers and took our … Continued

The Crow’s Nest

Hello! Welcome to the first episode of The Crow’s Nest. It’s finally here! I’m not going to lie; it was not easy. I never really thought I’d be seriously making a podcast. I’ve joked about it with friends, and thought about how fun it would be to have someone at my auditory mercy for 40 … Continued

Guelph Tool Library to Temporarily Close

Guelph Tool Library to temporarily close amid COVID-19 Concerns for a minimum period of three weeks, amid current COVID-19 concerns. As the GTL operates on Upper Grand District School Board property, the facility is subject to the same rules and regulations regarding closures as all publicly funded schools in Ontario. Effective Friday, March 13th at … Continued