10228 Fischer Pl. NE Seattle, WA 98125 neseattletoollibrary@gmail.com (206) 524-6062

COVID-19 Info


• Hours on the website are up-to-date.
• You can show up as your schedule allows. An appointment is not required.
• Expect volunteers outside of the library to help enforce safety procedures and navigate the new check-in and check-out processes.

Safety Procedures

• Face masks and physical distancing are required.
• Observe the social distancing markers placed on the ground and floors.
• A limited number of members are allowed inside at any given time. Please plan for extra time to allow for everyone’s safety. To ease congestion and wait times for others, consider making a solo visit.

Tool Returns

The tool return process is designed to be contact-free. Please help us by returning as many of your tools as possible at this time.

Before Arriving
We request that you pre-sanitize your returns, if possible.

On Arrival
Queue up on the Northwest entry ramp, and wait to be called into the return/disinfecting station just inside of the Northwest (Bike Shack) door. Please exit through the same Northwest door, using the step side of the ramp.

Tool Browsing and Check Out

Before Arriving
• Please be prepared with a list of desired tools to expedite service. You can browse the catalog and write down tool numbers.

On Arrival
• Queue up at the base of the North loading dock ramp
• Wait to be called in by a coordinator or volunteer.
• Select or request the tools you’d like to check out. Unavailable tools may be placed on the wait hold list.
• Exit at the Southeast door

Volunteer Needs

We are in need of volunteers to help us stay open! Please sign up today if you can.

Thank you, and stay safe,
NE Seattle Tool Library Steering Committee