Any Temple resident over the age of 18 with a valid Temple Public Library Card is welcome to use the Tool Library. Members are required to fill out a membership application, sign a liability waiver and present a government-issued ID.

How to Submit an Application
Tool Library Membership Application and Policies are available below.
  Member's Agreement
  Tool Library Policies
You may submit your application in several ways once you have downloaded the application:
  • Email to:
  • Mail: Temple Tool Library, 101 N. Main St, Temple, TX 76501
  • In person: Anytime during our regular business hours 8am - 5pm

*If submitting your application other than in person, please make sure you include a copy of your government-issued ID with your application.

How to Borrow Tools
Please bring your Temple Public Library card and picture ID every time you borrow tools.

If you want to make sure we have a specific tool before coming to us, you can call us. We can reserve tools until the end of business day.

For gardening tools, please call 24hrs ahead to verify the item(s) availability.
Tools can be borrowed for up to 7 days. Fees will apply for not returning tools on due date or for damages. Please refer to our Tool Library Policies for complete details.