Friday, 23 April 2010


Waitati Toy Library Welcomes All Families
By Frances Baeumer
What is a Toy Library?
It is a place:
 where well designed, safe and educational toys can be borrowed on a
regular basis at minimal cost.
 where there is access to a large range of quality toys.
 with the opportunity to interact with other families
 which provides a chance to use toys that match the stages of a
child's development.
Waitati Toy Library is open to everyone. There are six month ($15)
and 12 month ($30) memberships available that allow you to borrow toys
at a cost of 50c to $2 per toy. We are continually working to provide
the most up-to-date and high quality toys at our library. Our current
toy buyer has just purchased new toys that include a range of Fisher
Price TRIO construction sets as well as Tolo Safari and Farm sets.
Our toys cover the age ranges from birth to nine years. Come check out
the new toys and revisit some old favourites.
The Toy Library is a member-run organisation with support from the
national body. Active participation in the organisation not only
sustains the service for the community but fosters a sense of
community among its members.
Toy Library sessions are fortnightly at the Waitati Hall on Saturdays
at 10–11am and the following Monday nights at 6:30–7:30pm. The dates
for this month are May 8, 10, 22 and 24. Closed on Queen's Birthday
Waitati Toy Library: Frances Baeumer 482 1991.

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