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Need a sous vide machine? Or electric mixer? Berkeley Public Library to begin lending kitchen tools

Melanie Wong | Dec 31, 201909:29 PM     7

" . . . The city’s popular Tool Lending Library is expanding its offerings to include kitchen appliances, making it one of the few libraries in North America — and the first in California — to lend items like canning tools, sous vide machines, instant pots, slow cookers, pans, and more.

The decision to add kitchen implements came after more than 4,000 Berkeley residents filled out a survey indicating they were interested in food items, according to Aimee Reader, who handles communications for the library. The library added an extra day to the Tool Lending Library as well in response to the survey, she said. . . "

Need a sous vide machine? Or electric mixer? Berkeley Public Library to begin lending kitchen tools

Library officials want people to fill out a survey so they can figure out which kitchen items to offer.

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