Play is essential to all children's development and toys are a major element in helping to play. Children with access to a wide range of well selected toys are more likely to be challenged and stimulated.
The Pied Piper Toy Library is your community not-for-profit resource which provides a range of over 1,500 quality toys for members to loan and use. Our coordinators are specifically skilled to provide advice and assistance regarding age appropriate toy selection.
A library of imagination and fun for infants to 8 year olds and beyond. Toys include sand and water play, puzzles, baby activity gyms, dress-ups, puppet theatre and puppets, musical instruments, train sets, slides, ride in cars, rollercoasters, traditional wooden toys, duplo, dolls houses, slides, prams, family fun board games such as 'Jenga', 'Twister', 'Wiggle and Giggle', microscopes and periscopes, 'k'nex', 'wedgits' and 'lasy' constructions kits, 'Imaginext' pirate and fortress playsets; and many more.
Located at Craig Family Centre, 7 Samarinda Avenue, Ashburton.
Tuesday: 9:30 am to 12 noon
Saturday: 9:30 am to 12 noon
We are open during the school holidays but closed over the Easter break and for a 6 week period over Christmas.
Payment of a yearly membership enables members to borrow toys all year round and change them as often as they wish.
Standard - Borrow 4 sets of toys at a time for a yearly fee of $96 (Health Care card holders pay $48)
Deluxe - Borrow 6 sets of toys at a time for a yearly fee of $128 (Health Care card holders pay $64)
As our toy library is run for its members by its members, all members are required to do 2 duties of 3 hours or 4 duties of one and a half hours per year or forego duty by paying a $40 fee upon application of new membership or renewal.
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