In the News

People are buzzing about the West Philly Tool Library.  Here is some recent press:

Before You Buy That Tool, Check Out West Philly Tool Library

Philadelphia Magazine

10 Lessons I’ve Learned From Living in a 100-Year-Old Philly Rowhome

Popular Mechanics
In West Philadelphia, There’s a Tool Library That Will Lend You Tools
You, too, can own tools like a pro

Philadelphia Inquirer
Tool Library sets $10,000 fund-raising goal
Camden County will be getting a tool library, and the West Philly Tool Library is mentioned as a model: Camden County will offer a place to borrow tools

West Philly Local
What’s next for West Philly Tool Library after successful crowdsourcing campaign?

Borrow a tool – and learn which one you need – at West Philly Tool Library

West Philly Local
West Philly Tool Library plans expansion, launches crowdfunding campaign

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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.