The NE Seattle Tool Library provides community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources.  Become a member now!

Seattle_-_Lavilla_Dairy_04The Tool Library aims to inspire participation in community projects and pursue sustainability through fun projects like backyard gardens, home energy improvements, food preservation, and water harvesting. We also offer classes and host community events to advance and celebrate our wonderful and unique community.

We have over 5,000 tools available to lend. Check out our searchable inventory!


The spacious new check out desk

The spacious new check out desk

  • Reduce our environmental footprint
  • Reduce consumption of tools used only once
  • Educate community members in proper use
    and maintenance of tools
  • Enhance self-reliance and resilience
  • Foster sense of community and mutual support
  • Encourage repairing or re-purposing items
    instead of throwing them in trash
  • Encourage making products for ourselves
    instead of buying them from far away
  • Lay a foundation for a Sharing Economy

The NE Seattle Tool Library is happy to share space with the Bike Shack. A volunteer-run, donation-funded community bike shop managed by the Tool Library, that helps people learn to fix their bikes and provides tools for community use. Tool Library membership is not required to use the Bike Shack.


Sustainable NE Seattle
Cleanscapes Waste Reduction Award Program
City of Seattle – Dept. of Neighborhoods
North Seattle Friends Church
Local Tools


Capitol Hill Tool Library
PNA Tool Library
SE Seattle Tool Library
Seattle Farm Co-op
Tacoma Tool Library
Vashon Tool Library
West Seattle Tool Library

For more information, to donate or volunteer contact us at: neseattletoollibrary@gmail.com


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