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The library can help me with that?  Utilizing the library for your home renovation

Laurel Bocka February 05, 2020

Are you trying to do a minor repair or DIY project and don’t know where to start?

Are you tired of asking all your friends and family to borrow their tools?

Have you watched all the Youtube videos and searched the internet for every answer and just want to hold a physical copy of a manual in your hands?

We are here to help.


Check out our list of tools we have available for you to borrow from us for free!  They are housed at the Main Library but they can be placed on hold and sent to any branch location.

1/4 Sheet Sander
Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool
Cordless Compact Reciprocating Saw
Cordless Grinder
Cordless Jig Saw
DeWalt Brushless Cordless Drill Drivers
Dewalt Impact Driver with 1 LED Work Light/Flashlight
DeWalt Reciprocating Saw
Hand Held Leaf Blower
Magna Cart Hand Truck
Metal Kobalt Adjustable Saw Horses (800 lb. capacity)
Orbital Sander
Stud Finder

Find the full list and place a hold here:



Look through the Home Improvement Reference Center database for instructions and helpful tips for any project you may be working on!  They have tips for your home from floor to ceiling, inside and out, and minor fixes to major renovations!

If you’re looking for design inspiration, check out our digital magazine collection!  We have a whole section of online magazines available for checkout through RB Digital that you can browse through at any time from a mobile device, tablet, or computer.  We also have a collection of magazines at each of our locations that you can browse while you’re there and some you can check out and take home with you!  



Here are just a few of the repair and renovation books we have available in our collection:

How to fix anything: essential home repairs anyone can do
by Popular Mechanics Press 

Black & Decker the book of home how-to : complete photo guide to home repair : wiring, plumbing, floors, walls, windows & doors
from The Editors of Cool Spring Press

The Martha manual : how to do (almost) everything
by Martha Stewart

Dream home : the Property Brothers' ultimate guide to finding & fixing your perfect house
by Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott


Good luck with your projects!  Be sure to take a picture and tag us on social media when you're done!

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