Asheville Tool Library

Thank you for visiting the Asheville Tool Library

What is a Tool Library? It's like a library, but instead of books you can check out tools!

We are looking forward to opening Spring 2016 and are now accepting membership enrollment

Mission Statement: The Asheville Tool Library provides tools at low or no cost to citizens and local community organizations.


  • Start the Project – Completed
  • Build community support – Completed
  • Find a Location – Completed
  • Begin to Network in the Community – Completed
  • Get chosen as a finalist in the Get2Gether Neighborhood Challenge - Thanks Center for a New American Dream – Completed
  • Become a Fiscally Sponsored Non Profit - Thanks Empowerment Works! – Completed
  • Launch a fundraising campaign - Thanks ioby! – Completed
  • Tool Forum - Find out what our community is looking for in a tool library – Completed
  • Raise $10,000 in donations - We reached 75% of our goal thanks to Center for a New American Dream, Groundswell International and nearly 100 individual donors just like you!
  • Tool Drive - Collect 1,000 donated tools – Completed
  • Move into a permanent location – Completed
  • Volunteers - We need you!
  • Open for lending - Spring 2016
  • Build and serve a diverse membership - Become a member

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