ACCESS OVER OWNERSHIP

How does the Tool Library work?


Sign up for one of our membership levels
Check out any of our 5,000 tools
Tools are checked out for a 7-day period and returned to the same location.
Use the workshop space
Both locations have on-site equipment (like table saws) for member use.
Take a class
Members get a 20% discount, but everyone's welcome to participate!

Contribute to the MN Tool Library

Make a donation
The Minnesota Tool Library is incorporated with the State of Minnesota and is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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Locations


NE Minneapolis

Thorp Building
1620 Central Ave NE
Suite #126
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-440-8665

Tool Library Hours

Wednesday 4 PM — 7 PM
Thursday 4 PM — 7 PM
Saturday 10 AM — 4 PM

Entry & Parking

The Tool Library is located in the main level of the Thorp Building, on the 1620 Central Ave side (slightly north of Diamonds Coffee Shoppe). Visitors can enter from the door at Dock #1, just behind the Tires & More shop on the corner of Central and 18th Ave. Upon entry, turn right into the main hallway, following signage to suite #126.


Saint Paul (Midway)

755 Prior Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-644-1882

Tool Library Hours

Friday 5 PM - 8 pm
Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday 10 AM - 1 PM

Entry & Parking

The Tool Library is located in the basement level of the Priorworks Building, on the south side (between Flannel Jacks and the Garage Murals). Visitors can park across the street or in the yellow dot lot, enter the double doors, and take the elevator on your left down to our suite. Alternately, you can use the underground parking to the north of BlackStack and walk down the left-hand hallway past CanCan Wonderland.