Tool Librarian

..... a powerful webapp for tool lending libraries

Tool Librarian is tool lending library software that tracks members, tools, and tool loans. Its thoughtful design offers a startlingly clean and intuitive interface which makes for easy training of volunteer librarians.

Tool Librarian is now being offered only to libraries in the greater Portland, Oregon area.

Screens can be configured to remove several of the fields shown in the DEMO below. This allows flexibility in meeting the needs of individual libraries. These optional fields are:

There are additional options not shown in the demo. First off, two of three membership/dollar arrangements are not shown. The one that IS shown here may vary from time to time:

The videos below will give you an idea of how to use Tool Librarian, and a DEMO will let you take it for a spin.

First watch the videos below and...

THEN go to the DEMO which contains actual data from our tool library, although all identifying information has been altered to protect the innocent. Feel free to add members, tools, loans, whatever you wish. A few features are disabled in the demo environment, but that'll be obvious when you try.)

  • Member IDs start at 1001
  • Tool IDs start at 30001
  • "Today's" Login password = "ToolLibrarian" which will grant you almost full administrator privileges.

Reach me at "info" here: "" to learn more.

Here's an example of the new OurTools page with photos of the tools! Fun tip: You may enter ? for smudged tool numerals. Try entering 3097?)

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