NE Seattle Tool Library

The NE Seattle Tool Library, a project of Sustainable NE Seattle, provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools and sustainable resources.

We have been lending tools since our Grand Opening on January 19, 2013

How To Join

Anyone over 18 is welcome to use The NE Seattle Tool Library, whether you live in NE Seattle or anywhere else in the region. Members are just required to fill out a membership application and a liability waiver, and present a government-issued photo ID to Tool Library staff. Memberships are good for 12-months and can be renewed at any time.

Please take a moment to read the Tool Use Policy (PDF)*

Sign-Up for a Membership It’s easy to sign-up.

1. Create an account at home. Then fill out ourMembership Application Form (PDF)* and print out and sign Membership Form and Waiver.

2. Come into the Library with your completed Membership Form, Waiver, and a government-issued photo ID. A volunteer at the front desk can help you.

3. Make a donation if you are able. Though the Tool Library is FREE to use and membership donations are completely voluntarily, they are a crucial part of continuing this community project.

We recommend the following levels:

  • Lifetime: $500
  • Sustaining: $200
  • General Public: $50
  • Student/Senior: $35
  • Other: $____

We accept cash, check or card. You may also make payments via Paypal here.

No qualified applicants will be turned away due to lack of funds and no proof of income is required.


We are currently accepting financial donations to help with costs associated with running the tool library. Such donations are unrelated to membership. Please make checks payable to Sustainable NE Seattle, and mail to:

NE Seattle Tool Library
10228 Fischer Pl NE
Seattle WA 98125

We also accept donations via paypal on our website.

Tools Wanted

Please see our wishlist for information on donating tools:

Please contact