Island Tool Library: An Orientation

Michelle Lassaline of the Island Tool Library gave a fun orientation on how the tool library works, some of the tools you'll find there, and how you can get involved with this Island resource!

Take a virtual exploration of this Island treasure; then visit their website to join, reserve tools and more at

In her presentation, she refers to a couple TedTalks you may want to watch: Lawrence Alvarez, on how We Are Richer When We Share and a talk by Sabrina Chakori, on The Sharing Economy.

Thank you, Michelle!

This Orientation to the Island Tool Library happened at our 3rd Community Teach-In, November 21st.

Check out videos of all the workshops from that day at - including Thai Self Care and Massage, Grief and Creativity, Enhancing your own Creativity, Extreme Geology, and how to use a Multimeter.

If you haven't yet, sign up and join the Vashon Island Time Exchange. Sign up for free at In addition to connecting Islanders, organizations, skills, community, and ideas, we offer monthly Teach-Ins, where time bank members can present something they're passionate about/expert on/interested in.  As a community, we have all the skills and resources we need, as we create a new society that values everyone and all life!