Imagine a Library for Bike Tools

Photo via Imagine Millvale

A New Library Experience 

This summer, the Millvale Community Library hopes to launch Pittsburgh’s first tool lending library which will allow Allegheny County Library cardholders to check out tools in the same way they check out books. To be able to launch this program, they need your help! From tire levers to pedal wrenches, they are looking for donations to start this tool library to give all cyclists access to tools they might need.

In particular, they are looking for:

  • Allen / Hex wrenches
  • Bicycle Repair Stand
  • Bike Chain Cleaning tool kit
  • Bike Chain rivet extractor
  • Cable and housing cutter
  • Cable stretcher
  • Combination wrenches
  • Lock Ring Remover
  • Pedal wrenches
  • Pliers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Spoke wrenches
  • Sprocket remover / Chain whip
  • Tire levers
  • Torx Keys
  • Truing Stand
  • Wheel Dishing Gauge

A donation of any one of these tools would be help. All donations are tax deductible! You can drop tools off at the Millvale library or email Dan at to arrange a pick-up.

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Posted by Alex Shewczyk

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