Register with the Tool Library

Before creating an account, please visit the Before Your First Visit: Rules and Regulations prior to starting registration. You will need to come in during our operating hours to confirm your proof of residency in Richmond and sign our waiver of indemnification before we can complete your registration with the Richmond Tool Library. 

When you come in, please bring ALL of the following:

  1. Valid Richmond Public Library card (Contra Costa County Library cards are not accepted), and
  2. Current photo identification, and
  3. Proof of residency, satisfied by one of the following: current lease/rental agreement (with patron’s name listed as tenant), current utility bill (with patron’s name listed), car registration, or current tax bill (in patron’s name) identifying ownership of property in Richmond. Please note: a driver's license will not satisfy as proof of residency.
Note: Patrons who rent mailboxes must provide proof of residency or property ownership in Richmond before being granted borrowing privileges at the RTL.

Click here to sign up with the Richmond Tool Library!