Event Archives

June Plant Sale Fundraiser

June 13, 2020
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Second chance to get locally-grown vegetable starts and support NPTL! The plant sale fundraiser will take place at the Historic Kenton Firehouse, 2209 N Schofield Street, Portland, OR 97217. Proceeds go to the North Portland Tool Library & a local branch of Boots to Roots.

May Plant Sale Fundraiser

May 9, 2020
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Get your locally-grown vegetable starts and support NPTL! The plant sale fundraiser will be located at the Historic Kenton Firehouse, 2209 N Schofield Street, Portland, Oregon 97217. Proceeds go to the North Portland Tool Library & a local branch of Boots to Roots.

Tool Sale Fundraiser

May 2, 2020
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Secondhand tools at bargain prices! It’s looking like we’ll have a great selection of hand tools, small power tools, and even couple of table saws. All proceeds support NPTL! Want to help us set up an run the tool sale? Sign up online.

Repair Café CANCELLED

March 28, 2020
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

From RepairPDX: We regret to announce we’re canceling our March Repair Cafe. Doing our part to protect the health of our volunteers and attendees is our top priority. We’ll make decisions about future events at a later date, and will update our website and social media, and send out notifications via our newsletter. Hold onto … Continue reading Repair Café CANCELLED

Pruning 101

February 1, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

This free pruning workshop by local expert Lydia Cox of Radish Gardens will cover the following topics: Types of pruning cuts (heading vs. thinning) How to make a proper/clean cut Plant behavior after pruning (“reading” bud direction, how plants “heal,” etc.) Determining what type of pruning is appropriate for different types of plants When to … Continue reading Pruning 101

Lead-Safe Home Projects Workshop

March 10, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Learn how to conduct a lead-paint disturbing project using safe work practices History and modern-day uses of lead How we are exposed to lead, and health impacts Proper techniques for containing and cleaning lead dust Best practices for lead-paint disturbing projects Personal protective equipment for your lead project How to work with a contractor to … Continue reading Lead-Safe Home Projects Workshop

NPTL CLOSED Dec. 31

December 31, 2019
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

We will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 31. All tools due on those days will be extended to Tuesday, January 7.

NPTL CLOSED Dec. 24

December 24, 2019
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

We will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 31. All tools due on those days will be extended to Tuesday, January 7.

Attic Insulation Workshop

November 19, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

A CEP presenter will walk you through the process of insulating your attic step by step.