About Us

BTL Repair Cafe Sewing Machine

Our Vision

A community that thrives on a sharing economy, mutual reliance, environmental stewardship, creativity, and DIY.

Our Mission

To build community by sharing tools, ideas, and know-how.

Our Values

The principles that guide our work are:

  • Community
  • Inclusivity
  • DIY
  • Sharing
  • Re-use

Meet our New Library Manager!

In April 2020, Kimberly Lindbergh joined us as the Ballard Tool Library’s new manager. Though we are only open by appointment at this time, Kimberly is around the library nearly every day and looking forward to meeting you when you come by.