With almost 1000 members and growing, the West Seattle Tool Library has become one of the most successful community-led tool lending services in the country. In less than three years, the project has grown into a community hub where people not only share tools, but knowledge, support, and a thirst for neighborhood improvements and sustainability collaborations.

Shareable invited me to chat with WSTL manager Micah Summers about what it takes to run a tool library and some of the unexpected places it can go.

West Seattle Tool Library: Interview with Micah Summers