Join the Guelph Tool Library

Sign up to become a member or to gift one. Browse from more than 1000 items in our inventory site! Borrow up to 10 items at a time for up to a week at a time. Tool renewals are subject to availability and must be requested via email by contacting guelphtoolcalendar@gmail.com. Memberships are final sale and non-transferable. Membership fees help cover the cost of operating our not-for-profit library.

A. Base Membership

One year individual membership for $60 (+HST and applicable fees) for the first year and $50 (+HST and applicable fees) for each subsequent year*. Electronic purchases (credit card/online payments) are subject to a service fee.

B. Lend a Wing

One-year membership for you and a community member for $80 and $70 for each subsequent year* (+HST and applicable fees). Electronic purchases (credit card/online payments) are subject to a service fee. Subsidized memberships will be distributed to someone in our community in need via our community partners (Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Chalmers Community Service Centre and Immigrant Services Guelph and Wellington). Librarians cannot issue subsidized memberships to individuals. Please contact us directly if you are experiencing financial barriers and we can direct you to the right resources.

C. Pending Membership

One-year membership for someone in the community in need. Subsidized memberships will be distributed to someone in our community in need via our community partners (Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Chalmers Community Service Centre and Immigrant Services Guelph and Wellington). Librarians cannot issue subsidized memberships to individuals. Please contact us directly if you are experiencing financial barriers and we can direct you to the right resources.

D. Gift Membership or Gift Card

One year individual membership for value of $60 (+HST and applicable fees) or your chosen value of gift card.


What Items Are Offered?

Inventory Categories: Arts & Crafts, Bike & car repair, Bookshelf, Camping, Cleaning, Events, Gadgets, Garden, Greenhouse, Kitchen, Pet & Animal, Workshop.

Types: Art, Clothing, Education, Electronics, Furniture & Spaces, Hobbies & Crafts, Kitchen & Dining, Medical Equipment, Music, Office & Industrial, Party & Events, Sports & Outdoors, Tools, Toys & Games, and Vehicles & Trailers.


*reduced renewal fee of $50 (+HST and applicable fees) only applies if the membership is renewed within 1 month of the expiry. After that period, a regular fee of $60 (+HST and applicable fees) is applied. Electronic purchases (credit card/online payments) are subject to a service fee.