ttl_tools_smBuilding Community is proud to offer a wider range of hand tools, power tools, and other construction and art equipment for Tompkins County Residents through the Building Community Tool Library. You must be a member of the Tool Library to borrow tools.

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  • Email us (buildcommunity@cornell.edu) or call (949) 910 9127 for more information about specific tools in our collection, to set up a tool pickup appointment, a tool return appointment, or to renew tools.
  • Unless otherwise specified, small tools are due (1) week after the checkout date, and large tools are due the next day.
  • Membership is $20 for regular members, and $15 if you have donated a tool to the Tool Library.
  • Please allow up to (1) week to process applications.