Thank you for your interest in the Halifax Tool Library, where we’re passionate about putting underused tools in the hands of people who need them!

Check out our philosophy if you’d like to know more about our values.

Volunteer possibilities

  • Tool Librarian Volunteer: help the Halifax Tool Library stay open to be available to our members. You’ll be responsible for greeting current and future members, helping to explain our policies and managing the “check-out” of tools as members borrow tools. Please email with the subject “desk volunteer” for more information!

  • Fixer Volunteer: help the Halifax Tool Library fix its broken tools. You’ll be responsible for looking at our broken tools and figuring out what is wrong with them and fixing them if possible and doing regular maintenace. Please email with the subject “fix volunteer” for more information! or drop in a sign up to be a volunteer.

  • Community Corps: Like working with your hands in worthy projects throughout the community? We strive to “match-make” with a growing base of people willing to get physical to #fixhalifax and support other organizations. If interested in being aware of small, hands-on projects you could help with, please email with the subject “Community Corps” to be added to this volunteer list.

However there are many ways to contribute, any skill or passion you bring can help us in our mission to make a positive impact in our community. If you’d like to chat about how you could contribute, just email , or drop by the library during our opening hours (see home page). It would be our pleasure to chat with you!