SE Portland Tool Library

Like the public library... but for tools and seeds.

SEPTL is a free community resource that provides home and business owners, and tenants, with hand and power tools they need to perform simple maintenance, tend to yards and gardens, and build awesome projects – while along the way meeting and sharing with neighbors.

Due to the upsurge of Covid cases in our area,
we will be CLOSED for a while.....

We're sorry it's come to this. Please check back for updates.

Stay safe.


Temporarily closed due to covid resurgence.

Location (map)

1137 SE 20th Ave

Portland, OR 97214

corner of SE 20th and Salmon

Eligible Borrowers

Live or own a business in SEUplift area

At least 18 years old

How to Borrow Tools

See our List of Tools.

Become a member!

Come on in to borrow (and later return) tools during our open hours.

Lending Guidelines

Tools are for non-commercial use only.

Loan period is 7 days. Late returns result in a Fine. Saturday loans are due back by 11:30am.

Tools may be used only by members.

How to Help

Help members borrow tools, or work behind the scenes.

Donate tools or money.

* * * Fred Meyer will give us its money! * * *

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