SouthEast PortlandTool Library
Like the public library... but for tools

We’re back in business!

 

The paperwork issue turned out to be merely a miscommunication.

So, really good news, we’ll be open as usual for tools returns, loans, renewals, new members, donations… and general schmoozing.

Late Fines were waived last night (Tues, July 28, 2015) , so if you didn’t return a tool that was due then, do it asap!

Sorry for the 1-day hiccup. And glad to be back.

– The SEPTL Board and all our lovable volunteers

 

No new loans!

We are unable to lend out tools while we await some paperwork from our fiscal sponsor. However, we WILL be here for tool RETURNS during our regular hours. So please bring them in on time to avoid Late Fines! We're hoping to be back up and … [Continue reading]

Closing at noon Sat, July 18 due to lack of volunteers

Due to a lack of volunteers, we will have to CLOSE AT NOON Saturday July 18, 2015. Tools are due back by noon, as always. With YOUR help, we can keep our doors open more reliably. You can get involved right here, and thanks. Image courtesy … [Continue reading]

Repair Cafe – Fri, Aug 14, 2015

WHAT: Repair Cafe WHERE: St David of Wales Church, Parish Hall DATE: Friday, August 14, 2015  TIME: 6 - 8:30 pm Register This is SEPTL's third Repair Cafe, a festive event where volunteers from all over Portland will be on hand to fix items … [Continue reading]

Closed July 4, 2015. Go figure.

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No surprise here, but we'll be closed July 4th since it falls on a Saturday this year. Everyone enjoy the desert-like weather that has enveloped us, grill up a pile of veggies and wash them down with something cool. … [Continue reading]

Closing at noon Sat, June 20 due to lack of volunteers

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Due to a lack of volunteers, we will have to CLOSE AT NOON Saturday June 20, 2015. Tools are due back by noon, as always. With YOUR help, we can keep our doors open more reliably. You can get involved right here, and thanks. Image courtesy … [Continue reading]

70 year old grandmother miters

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Barbara, one of valued volunteers,  sent along some photos of her home improvement project, and this report that just aches to be online: "A compound miter saw is a wondrous thing, especially if you own a not-quite-square 90 year old house. This … [Continue reading]

A few relaxing hours with friends

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Last week a group of us spent a few relaxing hours on a beautiful Sunday afternoon repairing tools. Let us know  if you'd like to get in on the fun. (That's Joan behind the camera.) … [Continue reading]

Tool Sharpening May 9, 2015

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  NEWS FLASH: We're taking lots of tools with straight(ish) blades off the shelf April 30 to have them on hand to be sharpened on May 9. As a result, the shelves will be rather bare until May 12.   GET YOUR TOOLS SHARPENED … [Continue reading]

Closing at noon Apr 4, 2015

  We will have to CLOSE AT NOON Saturday Apr 4, 2015 due to a lack of volunteers. Tools are due back by noon, as always. With YOUR help, we can keep our doors open more reliably. You can get involved right here, and thanks. Image … [Continue reading]