Berkeley Public Library, North Branch

Fixit Clinic
March 24th, 2018

A Great Day for Repairs!!

  • 48 participants brought items 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

Co-sponsored by:
The Ecology Center
The Office of Councilmember Sophie Hahn

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Berkeley Public Library, South Branch

Fixit Clinic - #261!
March 3rd, 2018

Fantastic Event!!

  • 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 thatand learning and fixing along the way.   What a GREAT day!

Together, participants and coaches  fixed:
a garden shear
3 Cuisinarts
an easel
a camera tripod
a vacuum
a calculator
an ironing board
an electric teapot
an electric pencil sharpener

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a cell phone
2 CD players
a walker
3 lamps
a picture frame
a set of headphones
a clock
a pair of boots
a scooter,
... and MORE!

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Folks left knowing how to proceed with fixes, and what parts might be needed, for:

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a sewing machine
a CD player
a file drawer
a tablet
a coffee grinder
a lamp
a blender
an ereader
a mixer,
... and MORE!

It was loads of fun. 
What a GREAT day!

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