Sunday, 22 May 2011

WAITATI TOY LIBRARY column

WAITATI TOY LIBRARY

By Frances Baeumer

Waitati Toy Library is open to everyone. There are 6 month and 12
month 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 toys cover the age
ranges from birth to 9 years.

We recently received a Lottery Community Grant which enabled us to
replace popular toys as well as introduce new ones. We now have the
following new toys: Spin & Explore Sea Gym, Mega Blocks Pull Along
Pirate Ship, Triang Tri Scooter, Low Rider Go-Kart, Coupe Pushing Car,
Aqua Box, SmartMax Magnetic Discovery Set and 3 Find it Puzzles (123,
ABC and Solar System). We would like to thank the Toy Library
Federation and the Lottery Community Grants Committee for their
wonderful support in helping us provide up to date toys to our
members.

The Toy Library is a member-run organisation with the 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 10:30 – 11:30am and the following
Monday nights at 6:30 – 7:30pm.

Our AGM will be held on Saturday, 18 June, at 4pm in the Waitati Hall
committee room.

The toy library sessions in June are 18th and 20th and closed on
Queen's Birthday. July sessions are July 2, 4, 16 and 18.

- Waitati Toy Library: Phone Frances 482 1991


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