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1700 S 340th St, Federal Way, WA 98003

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July 30, 2019

Hello everyone,

I would like to introduce myself to some and re-introduce myself to others. My name is Amanda Miller and I am now the Executive Director for the South King Tool Library (SKTL). I am thrilled to have this honor and I have the utmost regard for the role of...

April 17, 2019

Well, on the third Saturday in March—for example—one of our volunteers (or, as we call them, “fixers”) stepped forward to help a visitor. The fixer was Paul Savino and the visitor was Tiny the Bunny. Tiny has a rare leg ailment that limits his mobility.

Paul took a phot...

October 16, 2018

There is no denying the passion and enthusiasm we have at SKTL. It takes many forms and we are proud to share this artistic expression by one of our very talented Board Members, the librarian extraordinaire, Mr. Anthony Wilson. Tony has supported SKTL from the very beg...

October 16, 2018

"This is a beautiful gift. I hope people take advantage and make our community more enjoyable."

You may have seen in our last Newsletter that we created a Community Survey to get some direct feedback. We had some great connections and we are going to leave the survey op...

October 16, 2018

September is a busy month for most of us. The end of Summer, back to school, and of course the start of Fall! SKTL wanted to share some of our highlights and some great work by volunteers right here in our community.

We had a small work party on September 15th where we...

August 28, 2018

South King Tool Library has been connecting with organizations throughout the South King and North Pierce County regions to try and figure out exactly what your Tool Library can do to make an impact on residents day-to-day lives.

Our motto is Sharing, Training, Em...

August 28, 2018

The South King Tool Library is

beyond proud to introduce the architectural rendering of our future site!

You may have heard that back in July SKTL submitted it’s construction plans for approval by the City of Federal Way. As we eagerly wait for approval, the supporters...

June 21, 2018

From hammers, to impact wrenches, to hacksaws… what makes a Tool Library great?

At South King Tool Library, we have high hopes for the impact access to the right tools will give our community. We wish would could take credit for the concept, but in reality there have be...

June 21, 2018

Pluggie the Robot may not be as well known as Smokey the Bear, but he is rock star to some here in South King County. When Jeanette of SKTL heard Pluggie was going to be retired because the cost to repair him was just too much for the South King Fire and Rescue team to...

June 21, 2018

Our second official SKTL hosted repair was a huge success!

With a fantastic crew of volunteers, some generous support, and good old fashioned elbow grease we had a 82% success rate for “fixing” items!

Our amazingly talented fixers were able to fix almost 70 items, which...

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