Berkeley Public Library
Tarea Hall Pittman / South Branch / Tool Lending Library
October 6, 2018
A Great Day for Repairs!!
52 items were brought in needing repair.
At least 30 items were fixed.
Participants left with 15 items in the process of repair, knowing what parts were needed and what to do next.
Participants took home 2 items beyond repair.
18 Fixers and 4 hosts volunteered over 90 hours to working with folks to fix their things.
Supplies generously donated by:
Berkeley ACE Hardware
Berkeley Public Library, South Branch
Fixit Clinic - #261!
March 3rd, 2018
Participants brought more than 43 items needing repair.
At least 23 items were fixed.
Participants left with over 12 items in the process of repair, knowing what parts were needed and what to do next.
Participants took home some 4 items determined to be beyond repair.
Coaches and participants worked together doing a lot of exploring, head-scratching, noodling through problems, trying this and that — and learning and fixing along the way. What a GREAT day!
Together, participants and coaches fixed:
a garden shear
a camera tripod
an ironing board
an electric teapot
an electric pencil sharpener
a cell phone
2 CD players
a picture frame
a set of headphones
a pair of boots
... and MORE!
Folks left knowing how to proceed with fixes, and what parts might be needed, for:
a sewing machine
a CD player
a file drawer
a coffee grinder
... and MORE!
It was loads of fun.
What a GREAT day!