🛠 DO YOU WANT A TOOL LIBRARY IN YOUR COMMUNITY?🛠 BIG NEWS – We’re expanding our service across Glasgow into two (or more) communities through an exciting new drop off and collection service We’re looking for community groups or organisaiton in the east and west that can help us deliver this new ‘hub and spoke service’ by acting as anchor or ‘spoke’ locations Please share to get the message out there. If you’re interested in collaborating, head to our website’s info section or follow the Linktree to find out more information. #toollibrary #tools #borrowdontbuy #shareandrepair #powertools #handtools #diy #homemaintenance #craft #woodwork #hobby #sustainableliving #socialenterprise #circulareconomy #grassroots #community #glasgowtoollibrary #sustainability #sharing #library #reuse #recycle #upcycle #repair #Scotland #Glasgow #volunteers ️We had a great time on Saturday hanging out with @repairglasgow at @civichouse_ and @civicstreet_ We were working together to repair tools that needed some TLC and teach maintenance skills to some of our volunteers Together we’re trying to build a culture of sharing and repairing in Glasgow 🛠️#toollibrary #tools #borrowdontbuy #shareandrepair #powertools #handtools #diy #homemaintenance #craft #woodwork #hobby #sustainableliving #socialenterprise #circulareconomy #grassroots #community #glasgowtoollibrary #sustainability #sharing #library #reuse #recycle #upcycle #repair #Scotland #Glasgow #volunteers CLOSES TOMORROW Get your applications in by 5pm 12th May to apply for our role of Community Engagement Worker. Please share with any recent graduates who might be interested. For more information on how to apply, go to our opportunities section on our website or to www.gcas.co.uk#jobopportunity #job #opportunity #graduate #toollibrary #glasgow ️TOOL 800️ No. 800 is a precision drill press that can be used for jewellery, model@making or detail woodwork #ToolTuesday #toollibrary #tools #borrowdontbuy #shareandrepair #powertools #handtools #diy #craft #woodwork #hobby #socialenterprise #circulareconomy #grassroots #community #glasgowtoollibrary #sustainability #sharing #library #reuse #recycle #repair #Scotland #Glasgow #volunteers #volunteerGlasgow #commons #local #shoplocal #zerowaste Work With Us! Community Engagement Worker 6 month opportunity for recent graduates Help us build a culture of sharing and repairing We have an exciting job opportunity for recent graduates (from any level of university education) to work with Glasgow Tool Library on a 6 month part-time paid internship. We are seeking to employ a Community Engagement Worker who is responsible for delivering a National Lottery funded events programme titled “Building a Culture of Sharing and Repairing” and connecting with community members and groups across Glasgow. You are eligible if you are: – Unemployed or employed in a non-graduate level role that does not fit into your future career plan – A recent graduate (summer 2019>) from:Dip HE, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, or PhD levels of study Aged 29 or under Based in Scotland -Have the right to work in the UK* for the duration of the internships you apply to For more info visit our website or follow the link in our Linktree#jobopportunity #Glasgow #toollibrary #repair #reuse #events #tools #repairandshare #graduate

Form follows function at Saturday School (Nov edition)

16 November 2019 12:00—18:00

Saturday School is a day of creative workshops.

Every month, we will fill the spaces of Civic House with workshops led by practitioners working across art, design and sustainability. Our aim is to create a stimulating environment for testing new ideas, learning through making and sharing skills and knowledge.

Spend the day developing a new skill, exploring a practice or learning about new topics and subjects.

Then from 7pm, share a meal with everyone who’s taken part in the workshops, served by the Civic House Kitchen team.

From 8pm onwards, Civic House will host After School Club with Civic Haus x Dain Hings.

DAYTIME WORKSHOPS:

Glasgow Tool Library – Form Follows Function
In this workshop participants will design and build their own table to take home with them. We will begin by taking inspiration from a range of conventional modernist designs and then review the materials available to assess the best construction methods.
This workshop is kindly supported by the Climate Challenge Fund.
13:00 – 18:30
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Civic House Kitchen – Food Workshop
The workshop will give an introduction to simple vegan recipes made fancy with nuts, seeds, herbs and spices. Learn how to make big, colourful sharing dishes that are full of flavour but not too difficult or expensive to make – take home some food, a few recipes and some knowledge on vegan cooking!
This workshop is kindly supported by the Climate Challenge Fund.
13:00 – 15:00
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Dress for the Weather – Model Making
The theme of ‘material reuse in architecture’ will be explored by working in scale models to create stylistic and spatial forms as well as material samples. The end result will be an experimental, communal architectural model that tests ideas of how to make a new architecture with reclaimed and up-cycled materials.
14:00 – 18:00
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Dain Hings – Workshops by Dain Hings
Dain Hings invite you to “dae some hings” at the Civic House.
Dain Hings is a Dundee/Glasgow based, artist led collective that offer a wide range of activities and workshops. Throughout the course of the afternoon paticipants will work collaboratively on activities such as drawing with sticks and the ultimate paper chain race to collectively transform the work space with their output.
15:00 – 18:00
Free entry

*All ticket fees go towards the costs of the facilitator’s time & materials to run the workshops. But – no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. If fees present a barrier to your participation, please get in touch at:
hello@civic-house.com

Photo credit: Jassy Earl

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