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EAGLES PROUD!!!!

History has been made! We here at the WPTL are EAGLES proud! Congrats EAGLES for winning Super Bowl #52!!

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You Spoke and We Listened: Here are 6 Individual, Organizational and School Annual Membership Application Hacks!

To shorten the length between submitting your application and officially becoming a part of the West Philly Tool Library community, we would like to recommend these simple hacks!! 1.) Make sure to complete the application in its entirety. When entering

Posted in Get Involved, Tool Library Improvements, Uncategorized, WPTL Documents

Member’s Spotlight!!

We’re a community for you and because of you. If you live in or around Philadelphia and believe in the mission of the West Philly Tool Library, follow us on social media to learn more about upcoming events. And please

Posted in Fundraising, Get Involved, Member project, Uncategorized

WPTL: 2018 Members Survey

In honor of our 10th anniversary later this year, we are asking that both former and current West Philly Tool Library members complete our 2018 survey! We want to know more about what you like, what you want more of,

Posted in Get Involved, Tool Library Improvements, Uncategorized, WPTL Documents

Give the Gift of an WPTL Individual Membership This Holiday Season!!

  Not sure what to give your family and or friends this holiday season?  Well look no further as we have the perfect idea for you! Give the gift of an individual membership to the West Philly Tool Library! With

Posted in Fundraising, Get Involved, Member project, Uncategorized

#GIVINGTUESDAY

“We’re a community for you and because of you.” What does that mean, well for the 2,500 members of the West Philly Tool Library (WPTL), those words mean everything. Established in 2009, the West Philly Tool Library has become what I like

Posted in Fundraising, Get Involved, Tool Library Improvements, Uncategorized

Who is Ready to Support an Amazing Organization This Saturday and Expand Their Collection of Tools at the Same Time?

 The West Philly Tool Library will be holding its fall tool sale and tool drive on Saturday, November 11th from 9am to 12pm at the Tool Library, 1314 S. 47th Street, Philadelphia (between Woodland and Grays Ferry Avenues). This is

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If You’ve Got the Time, We’ve Got the Projects! Join the WPTL Volunteer Ambassador Community Today!

We here at the WPTL are excited to announce that both our Volunteer Ambassador Program, and Volunteer Tool Mechanic Program Contact Forms are up and running on our website!! Here is the link to get involved and become part of

Posted in Get Involved
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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.