SWPTL Membership

You have to live in one of the SW/NW/S Portland quadrants to be a member:

If you live in a different part of Portland, you are likely served by another tool library.

Click here for a detailed Map of Portland Tool Libraries and what areas they serve.

Before being allowed to borrow tools, you must read and sign the Southwest Portland Tool Library Lending Policy Agreement, fill out and sign an application and waiver, and present acceptable proof of identify and a separate proof of residency.

You can enter initial member information on the SIGN UP HERE link below to save time on your application.

When you come to the library you need to bring:

- Proof of identity - can be a driver's license, passport, or other government-issued identification with photo.


- Proof of residency - can be a utility bill, mortgage statement, lease agreement, car-insurance or registration card, or similar document that shows your current address in our West Portland (SW/NW/S) service area.

To start your membership SIGN UP HERE

You have to live on the West-side of Portland to be a member! You MUST finish your registration at SWPTL before your membership is complete.

Only members presenting valid member numbers can check out tools. You can't share your membership or have others check out tools for you.