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

Now Open Weekends Only

Dear Tool Library Members.

The library is open for LIMITED HOURS on WEEKENDS ONLY for CHECK IN AND OUT of items. Please, no drop-ins for check-out of tools. Check-in of items will be available during all open hours.

Tool check-out is by reservation and appointment only

Start by logging in to our MyTurn site with the account you set up when you joined the library, and navigating to the inventory page. You can then either start an order by using the ‘Reserve’ button to open a cart, or by selecting ‘Reserve items’ from the start cart icon in the upper right corner of the inventory page. There is a guide here

Reserve button

Start Cart Icon

Select your preferred dates and add available items. When your cart is ready, click the ‘submit reservation’ button at the bottom of the page. After submitting an order, please wait to be notified that it is ready. You can then make an appointment to pick it up at the library.

Tool Returns to not require an appointment

Items will be accepted at any time during our open hours. Please help us rebuild our inventory by returning all the tools that you have had on loan during our closure.

When you visit to either return and/or check out, we will have contact-free operations in place on site (see guidelines below) including a tool sanitizing station, markers to maintain social distancing, and volunteers outside of the library to help you navigate. There will be no member access to our building at this time.

Please check our Facebook or web sites for more information and for updates.

Thank you and stay safe,

The NE Seattle Tool Library Steering Committee

Safety Guidelines:

  • Please wear a face covering
  • Maintain six foot social distance, marked by traffic cones.
  • Spray tools with disinfectant solution.
  • Wipe off tools with a rag.
  • Leave on table or in bin for staff pickup.
  • Please return all tools on your loan at this time.
  • No access to the interior of the Library please