About the Grey Lynn Toy Library

Wednesdays and Saturday mornings are abuzz with excited children at St Colomba Hall, the home of the Grey Lynn Toy Library. We offer a great range with a thousand quality toys, puzzles, games and learning activities for members to hire. Our toy library caters to children 0-6 years. Members pay one subscription fee for the year with no additional costs to hire toys. You can loan up to 5 toys for a 3-week loan period. We are open Wednesdays 9.30 am to 11 am and Saturdays 9.30 am to 11.30 am. Find us at the heart of Grey Lynn at St Colomba Hall, 92 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn.

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10 Good Reasons to Join Our Toy Library

  1. Enables your children to indulge their latest passion or craze without breaking the bank.
  2. It’s a great Wednesday and Saturday morning activity during wet weather.
  3. It’s a great way to keep your house free of permanent ‘plastic clutter’.
  4. It’s a good lesson in sharing and responsibility.
  5. It’s great for the environment as it’s a true reduce and reuse service.
  6. It gives you a chance to try out more expensive toys such as balance bikes before you buy.
  7. The kids can’t wait to go and it’s better than the toy shop as they ‘shop’ to their hearts content.
  8. It’s a good way to get to know local families in your community.
  9. There’s a summer toy hire which means you can borrow the popular outdoor toys for the whole of December.
  10. Take you back to your own childhood memories when you pull Hungry Hippos or Lego off the shelf.