The Toronto Tool Library offers an affordable, community-based alternative to personal tool ownership or traditional tool rental. A membership with the Tool Library entitles you to access our entire Tool Inventory  and allow you to register for any of our workshops on tool-related skills + projects. Learn about the benefits and rates below OR read more on our FAQ page.

 

MEMBER’S BENEFITS: 

  1. Save Money: Get access to expensive tools with one-time annual membership
  2. Wide Range of Tools: Renovation, Gardening, Painting & Drywall + More
  3. Skill-Based Training: Workshops in home efficiency, 3D printing, Woodworking, etc…
  4. Community of Makers: You’ll be invited to our FREE Community Nights, Parties + More
  5. Positive Impact: Help to reduce environmental waste by sharing resources

MEMBER RATES

Standard rates:
– $50 annual maintenance fee
– OR Sliding scale option

BUSINESS/ ORGANIZATION’S RATES

– $150 annual maintenance fee*

* To qualify as an organization member the applicant must be a:  Non-profit, cooperative, or a small business. This type of membership allows up to five authorized users of the organization to have access to our tool inventory.  For more information please email Ryan@IRBE.org

 

LOAN PERIOD & LATE FEES

Effective June 14, 2014 – Tools may be borrowed according to the schedule below, but members are encouraged to return tools as soon as they are finished using them. Late fines of $2/day for power tools and $1/day for hand tools apply to any tool returned past its due date.   To avoid late fines, please follow this borrowing schedule: 

 

WEST END LOCATION           EAST END LOCATION

                  Borrow on a Return on a
                  Tuesday Saturday
                  Thursday Sunday
                  Saturday Tuesday
                  Sunday Thursday
                           Borrow on a Return on a
                           Wednesday Saturday
                           Thursday Sunday
                           Friday/Saturday/Sunday Wednesday

 

 

RULES & BORROWING POLICY

Please read our borrowing policy, we will have you sign a form outlining our rules before loaning your first tool.