Keep Durham Beautiful wants to help you improve your community environment! One of the ways we can do this is to provide you with the tools you need to get the job done. We have a number of tools we lend out to volunteer groups looking to take greater responsibility for their community environment here in Durham.


 Tool Lending Library Location:

Keep Durham Beautiful

2011 Fay Street, Durham NC, 27704

Hours: Monday-Friday | 9AM-5PM


Guidelines for using the KDB Tool Lending Library:

  • Tools are available for any Durham based community group on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will do our best to accommodate all requests based on availability.
  • Tool requests must be made at least one week in advance.
  • It is the responsibility of the lendee to pick up and drop off tools from our offices during business hours, by appointment.
  • Tools must be returned within one (1) week after the event.
  • Lendee agrees with the Borrower’s Agreement Form 


Available Tools 

  • Litter Grabbers
  • Gloves
  • Safety Vests
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Round Shovel
  • Flat Head Shovel
  • Lopper
  • Pitchfork
  • Pruner
  • Hard Rake
  • Soft Rake
  • Hand Trowel
  • Hoe
  • Tree Pruner
  • Electric Push Lawn Mower
  • Ice Chest
  • Water Jug
  • Safety Cones
  • Push Broom
  • Volunteers at Work Sign 
  • Recycling Containers for Festivals 
  • Electric Hedge
  • Waders
  • Hedge Shears


Ready to transform your community?

Fill out the form to request supplies