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Welcome to our Buy Nothing Public Library!
Buy Nothing Public Library
Peruse our collection of resources created to help you and your community build a vibrant Buy Nothing gift economy and a strong web of connections.
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Buy Nothing Flyers, Posts, and Educational Resources
Buy Nothing Communities & Private Groups
Foundational Documents & Resources

Buy Nothing Private Groups Set-up & Growth Resources

Safety & Physical Accessibility

Social Justice & Equity

Uncomfortable Conversations

Buy Nothing Project Co-Founders' Creations

About the Buy Nothing Library

In our ongoing effort to provide open source materials for anyone endeavoring to build a local gift economy in their community, we’re building our own public library of resources, a curated collection of links for your needs.


Each one of these resources is written by someone who has thought deeply about the Buy Nothing experience or about gift economies in general and we see them as helpful guiding lights for anyone on a Buy Nothing journey toward equitable sharing.


Each author of these works maintains their own documents and edits them as they see fit. Some have Creative Commons licenses so you can use them within your own gift economy and/or share them widely with those in your circle who want to learn more about the mindset of abundance and inclusion we’re all working hard to seed.


If you have a question about any of these resources or how to use these tools to create or improve your Buy Nothing community, or if you have a resource you’d like to submit for possible inclusion in the Buy Nothing Public Library, you can reach the team of Volunteer Buy Nothing Librarians by visiting our Help Center.