Toy Library

Toy Library

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The right toy at the right time. 

Find the toy your child needs or is interested in without having to purchase something new. EarlyEd’s Cubby House Toy Library is open to the whole community. The Toy Library offers families a unique service as it is the only Toy Library in Northern Sydney which also offers access to early intervention staff. We also welcome Early Childhood education providers to become members of the Cubby House Toy Library, providing access to a diverse range of toys and resources for your centre.

Toy Library Hours

By appointment:
Monday – Friday:        9:00 am to 5.00 pm

Drop-in:
Monday:                     12.00 pm to 2.30 pm

Visit Us

We are located at the rear of Forestville Senior Citizens’ Centre, corner of Starkey Street & Warringah Road, Forestville.

Where is the Toy Library?

It is located at the rear of Forestville Senior Citizens’ Centre
Cnr Starkey Street & Warringah Road, Forestville.

Parking is available adjacent to the library on the southern side of the Memorial Hall.

Resources available

EarlyEd’s Toy Library has a wide range of toys, games, books, CDs, DVDs, and therapy/gross motor equipment.  We also have a parents’ reference library providing books on topics including speech, language and learning difficulties.  Click here to visit our catalogue.

To Join

Enquire online or call us on (02) 9923 2727 for more information. We can also offer support for agencies. Call us to discuss your needs with our staff, or to make an appointment.

To Donate

Please contact us if you wish to donate specialist toys or equipment in good condition.

Hygiene

Families are asked to clean toys before returning and to advise staff if there has been an infectious disease in the home.

What is the cost?

12 month membership:

General public: $80 (plus $30 bond which is fully refundable at the end of your membership when all toys/resources are returned complete).

EarlyEd families (for families currently receiving services from EarlyEd) receive a discounted membership: $60 ( with no bond payable)

Individual Therapy Appointments 
Book an individual appointment with an EarlyEd Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Pathologist. Available to members at $175/hour by appointment only.

Loan period

Up to 4 weeks. Families may change toys more frequently.

Number of items per loan

5 toys, 5 books, 1 CD/DVD + 1 reference book for parents.

Early Childhood Settings
The Cubby House Toy Library provides early childhood centres with access to a range of toys and resources suitable for young children. EarlyEd can also support your staff with ideas and strategies that can be used to encourage development while in engaging in play. Contact us to learn more.

Online Toy Database

Browse our online catalogue now!

Volunteer

Volunteer at EarlyEd’s Toy Library.