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Closed for the Snow! – Today, 3/14

Hi Everyone, We’re closed today (Tuesday 3/14) due to the snow and ice! Stay warm and dry and we’ll see you on Thursday. ~The West Philly Tool Library Team

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Reminder: Winter hours

Finally, winter is really here! As a reminder, our winter hours are: Tuesday — 5:30-8:30PM Thursday — 5:30-8:30PM Saturday — 9AM – 3PM Come on by during open hours for shovels, or for the tools you need to start a new

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Closed This Week

The Tool Library will be closed this week for the holidays. We will resume Winter Hours after this week. As a reminder, the winter hours are as follows: Open Tuesdays: 5:30pm to 8:30pm Thursdays: 5:30pm to 8:30pm Saturdays: 9am to

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Winter Hours in Effect – Closed Mondays and Wednesdays

New Winter Hours in at the Tool Library: Open Tuesdays: 5:30pm to 8:30pm Thursdays: 5:30pm to 8:30pm Saturdays: 9am to 3pm The Tool Library will also be closed this Saturday, 12/24, Christmas Eve.

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Happy Fourth of July- We’re closed

Happy Fourth of July! You may have guessed it but we’re closed. Enjoy this video instead of working on your project. We’ll see you tomorrow from 5:30-8:30

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**New policy**

**NEW POLICY** In effort to streamline our processes, and in effort to take the absolute best care of our tools, the Tool Library is no longer allowing new members to borrow tools (hand tools or otherwise) until we reach both

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Have you been thinking of buying a cut off saw, but haven’t been able to justify the cost? Look no further! The Tool Library is selling two brand new cut off saws, for low prices! New Drillmaster 2 hp 14″ cut off

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NEW this March: Tool Demonstrations at the Tool Library!

The West Philly Tool Library is jumping into 2016 with a tool demonstration series that aims to build confidence when using our tools—no matter your prior experience with tools. Please join us in March in the Tool Library at the time and dates below

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UPDATE: CLOSED for snow: Saturday, January 23 and Monday, January 25

The West Philly Tool Library will be *closed* on Saturday, January 23 and Monday, January 25. >> But what about my tools that are due on Saturday? They will be due on Tuesday, January 26 (5:30-8:30pm). We are sorry for

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Reminder: Holiday hours

As previously posted, the West Philly Tool Library will be closed: Christmas Thursday, December 24 (Friday, December 25) Saturday, December 26 New Year Thursday, December 31 (Friday, January 1) Saturday, January 2 Please note, our normal business hours are: Monday

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When are we open?

Monday - Thursday:
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Saturday: 9:00am to 3:00pm

Where are we?

1314 S. 47th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143

We are in a warehouse on the west side of S. 47th Street about 200 feet south of Woodland Avenue.

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Who are we?

The West Philly Tool Library loans tools to community members so they can perform simple home maintenance, tend their yards and gardens, build furniture, start projects, and learn new skills in a safe and affordable manner.