Lending Is The New Spending

The Guelph Tool Library is a lending library of tools. With an annual membership of $60/year have access to a wide variety of tools for renovation, gardening, hobbies and crafts and much more!

Location and Hours

We are located at:

Old Quebec Street Shoppes

55 Wyndham Street North, Unit T8, Guelph, ON N1H 7T8

Phone: (519) 836-7909

E-mail: info@guelphtoollibrary.org

Operating Hours

Members are expected to pick up and return tools during open hours. Hours may be subject to change without notice. Late fees incurred as a result of these changes will be waived.

Virtual Programming

Our program schedule is now completely virtual, and we offer events 3 times per week on a variety of platforms.

News and Blog

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Guelph Tool Library

Guelph Tool Library

The Guelph Tool Library is a lending library of tools where you can borrow items for food preparation, food preservation, gardening, renovation, arts, etc.

2 hours ago

Guelph Tool Library
Reminder to reserve!During the Stay at Home Order, time slots are very limited. Be sure to reserve your tools and book your time slot up to a week in advance. Members are required to give us 48 hours notice for all requests, including loans, deliveries, and renewal requests. Please remember to only book tools you will need during lockdown for essential projects like repairs, renovations, and food preparation. #lockdownyourloans #lendingisthenewspending #GTL #guelphtoollibrary #guelph #tools #borrow #sharingeconomy See MoreSee Less
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24 hours ago

Guelph Tool Library
As of Thursday, January 14th, our operating hours and reservation system will remain unchanged. We will continue to be open from 4-6pm on Tuesday and Thursday with pre-scheduled appointments. Members will be able to continue borrowing up to ten items at a time for up to a week at a time. Loan extensions can be provided on request as long as the item has not been reserved by another member. We will continue to require 48 hours notice on all reservation requests.In order to discourage unnecessary travel, we are asking members to use their discretion when it comes to borrowing items, and to only borrow items essential to repair, renovation, food preparation/preservation, or other essential activities.Please do not visit the GTL or borrow tools if you are feeling any COVID-19 symptoms. If you need to edit, cancel or change your reservation, please do so as soon as possible, as reservations cannot be edited same-day. No-show reservations will not be held, and you must re-book your tools. Returns and donation drop offs do not require an appointment, but contact tracing information must be provided. See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

Guelph Tool Library
We are beginning to collect phones for the re-launch of the Good Call program. Drop them off at the GTL while picking up or dropping off tools, or send us an email to schedule a pickup or drop off. We can accept cell phones in any condition. See MoreSee Less
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