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August 1, 2018

Experts Needed for The County Library’s Fix-It Clinic

Tavin Stucki - Email
(801) 944-7521

Sarah Bateman - Email
(801) 888-5226

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah—Handy about fixing things? Sign up to be a fix-it coach at the County Library’s Fix-It Clinic. 

The Fix-It Clinic will be held from 11 am-3 pm on Saturday, October 6. The County Library and the Utah Recycling Alliance are looking for passionate and patient volunteer fix-it coaches to help people assess, disassemble, repurpose and (hopefully) fix their broken items.

“The idea is to help folks in their efforts to save repairable items from the landfill graveyard,” Librarian Liesl Seborg said. “We’re reaching out to anyone with the know-how to repair everyday items to donate a little of their time and have some fun with it too.”

Expected repairs include broken zippers, fabric tears, wobbly chair or table legs, bicycle chains, small household appliances, small lawnmower engines and electronics. Since the start of the Utah Recycling Alliance’s Fix-It Clinics in 2017, volunteer coaches have helped put more than 400 pounds of broken goods back to work.

Interested in volunteering as a fix-it coach? Apply by August 21 online at http://surveymonkey.com/r/fixitlibrary.

What: Call for coaches at Fix-It Clinic
When: August 1-21
Where: surveymonkey.com/fixitlibrary

What: Fix-It Clinic
When: Saturday, October 6, 11am - 3pm
Where: Library’s Viridian Event Center 88030 S 1825 W

 

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About the Utah Recycling Alliance

The Utah Recycling Alliance empowers people, organizations and communities statewide to create a Zero Waste lifestyle by building successful models and encouraging practices that promote reuse, recycling and resource conservation. @URAZeroWaste #UtahRecyclingAlliance

 

About Salt Lake County Library Services

Salt Lake County Library is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our community by inspiring imagination, satisfying curiosity and providing a great place for everyone to visit. You belong at the County Library and your interest to read, create, learn, play and connect is supported by our employees, programs, collection and online resources. Early and lifelong learning, as well as equal access for all, are at the forefront of all that we do.

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