Tree plantings, community gardening and cleanups: Fall 2022 Tool Library Service Days!

Buffalo, New York- Tool Library Service Events return to put their tools and volunteers to work with a schedule of community service events every Saturday in October and November 5th. Each of the six service events provides an opportunity to beautify, strengthen and contribute to the WNY community. through direct and concrete action.

Volunteers from The Tool Library have helped plant over 10,000 bulbs in community gardens, pocket parks and green spaces across the city!

This fall’s program includes cleaning up parks and pathways, planting in community gardens, gardening at William Gaiter Parkway and cleaning up at Dewey Park. In addition to focusing on neighborhood improvement activities, Tool Library service events provide opportunities for volunteers to learn new skills, such as pruning, gardening, and tree planting. trees.

To register for a day of service and view the full schedule of events, visit

For its first day of service of the season, October 1, The Tool Library will partner with the WNY Resource Council for its cleanup of Perkins Park. The Tool Library will also present the organization with its first-ever Community Partner of the Year award for all of the organization’s support to Buffalo’s East Side.

“Giving enthusiasts the tools they need to turn an idea for change into action within their communities is critical to The Tool Library,” said Darren Cotton, Chairman of The Tool Library Board of Trustees. “That’s what these days of service are for. What is affordable access to tools? By lending and using these tools, we enable everyone to contribute to the beautification, healing, collective knowing and sustainability of WNY.

The Fall 2022 Days of Service are made possible through the support of National Grid and the offices of the Hon. Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Majority Leader, Hon. Lisa Chimera, 3rd District Legislator, and supporting donors from The Tool Library.