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

SEPTL is closed tonight (2/7)

We'll be open this Thursday from 5:30-7pm. If you've considered volunteering to help run the tool library, now is the time! Sign up for any Thursday "beginner" shift on by clicking the button on this page! … [Continue reading]

SEPTL is taking a Snow Day!

In order to prevent our volunteers and members from needing to travel while the area recovers from our latest helping of snow, SEPTL will be closed tonight. Any tools that were due tonight are now due next Thursday, 11/19, instead! Stay warm … [Continue reading]

Winter Weather Closure

SEPTL will be closed tomorrow (December 17th) due to the winter weather advisory. We plan to be open this Tuesday and Thursday so that currently checked out tools can be returned before we're closed for the holidays. For more information on our … [Continue reading]

SEPTL is Closed Tonight

SEPTL will be closed tonight (12/15/2016) due to inclement weather and icy roads! Stay safe out there. Loans will be automatically extended, and we'll be open as usual this Saturday. … [Continue reading]

Holiday Closure Schedule

In order to give our volunteers a much-needed break after keeping the library running this year, we're going to be closed for a week in November and two weeks in December and January. Here are the details: November: We will be closed November … [Continue reading]

Repair PDX returns to SEPTL

Hi all out in SEPTL land! It’s that time of year again - time for another Repair PDX event at the Hinson Church (our SEPTL home). This time the crew will be repairing bikes, small appliances and  any sewing repairs that you might need (remember it … [Continue reading]

Seed Saving Workshop

We're pleased to announce that Southeast Portland Tool Library will be hosting a free workshop all about seed saving in September! The workshop will be presented by Jennie London, a Seed Club Coordinator with Grow Portland. The workshop … [Continue reading]

Even MORE new tools!

We're really pleased to add even more of the tools you've asked for. Happy creating! … [Continue reading]

Lots of new tools for you

With your generous donations and late fine payments, we've been buying tools for all our members to create really great stuff, maintain yards and houses, and all those other wonderful things we do with SEPTL tools.  Here are some of the new … [Continue reading]

FREE Workshop: Lead-Safe Home Projects, Sat Jun 4, 2016

Keep Yourself Safe from Lead Paint Hazards There's an awful lot of lead paint out there. And our members are famous DIYers. If you are scraping, sanding, or otherwise disturbing any painted surface in pre-1978 housing, you may be exposing yourself … [Continue reading]