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Welcome to the Tool Lendery, Christchurch Central – where you can borrow tools instead of buying them!

We are a tool library, which works similar to a regular library. Become a member for free, and for a small fee, borrow all sorts of tools that you don’t own yourself for use at home.

How does it work?

Sign up, free!

Sign up as a member online – it’s free, quick and easy!

Browse tools

Search our online tool inventory – it’s just like stepping into the workshop of your dreams.


Reserve tools online, then pop in to collect at our handy central location!

Check out our latest tools


Perfect for scrubbing up decks, patios, walls, fences, garden tools and bicycles.

6-Step Ladder

A trusty, tall ladder for getting to those hard to reach places at home.

Orbital Sander

Save time on the tedious task of sanding with this speedy orbital sander.

Join us for a #LunchtimeLesson

We are currently running a series of workshops to bring people together to learn someone new during their lunch break. 

A new topic each week, taught by locals who are passionate to share their knowledge.

Held every Wednesday, 12:30-1:30pm at the Tool Lendery workshop, located at 178 Cashel Street.

Come visit

We are located at 178 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central (that's the corner of Cashel and Manchester Streets).

The Tool Lendery is open Wednesdays 4-6pm, and Saturdays 1-3pm.


178 Cashel Street, Christchurch.

Open Hours

Wednesdays, 4-6pm
Saturdays, 1-3pm