Just come on in with the name of whoever thought to give you such a thoughtful gift. With that, we can pull up the payment record and then you can join to become a member.
Currently, we require all of the following to activate your WPTL membership: a government issued photo I.D. proof of address in the form of a piece of mail or something similar two references that we will call when you come to the tool library for the first time a signed waiver paid membership dues for the year
New members can typically expect to be able to borrow tools during their first visit to the tool library. However, that's contingent on a complete membership application, including getting in touch with your 2 references. If the tool library is particularly busy when you come in, you may need to come back at a later time once we've been able to contact your references and complete the application. [...]
The West Philly Tool Library offers several types of memberships, including ones for individuals, organizations, and gift memberships. You can even become a Lifetime Member. All the details are available on our Membership page.
Absolutely not. We have active members from all over the city, as well as from neighboring counties and New Jersey.