At this year’s annual Porch Sale, the Ottawa Tool Library will offer you the chance to de-clutter your garage, basement, workroom and shed. This local not-for-profit organization works in a similar way to a public library, but instead of lending books, it provides unlimited access to a growing collection of tools, for a $50 yearly membership. This allows the community to share resources sustainably from the library’s 300+ inventory. The tool library will also offer a variety of workshops for different skill levels and a makerspace to complete projects at its permanent location, Makerspace North, 250 City Centre.
The Ottawa Tool Library is looking for all sorts of donations—hand tools, kitchen tools, power tools and garden tools, including: