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Toy Library

The toy library is available to everyone, not just residents of Gateshead. You can join for £10 per year or £5.50 for six months and get access to our toys and equipment loaning service.

Once a member you can loan three items at any one time for four weeks.

Each children’s centre site in Gateshead has a full catalogue listing the toys for loan and prices.

Other items include TENS machines, electric breast pump hire and sports equipment. 

We also provide:

  • a friendly meeting place for parents and carers
  • information and advice about the role of play in your childs development
  • help to develop your parenting skills
  • information and advice on the most appropriate toys and play activities for your child

To join call into the toy library.

Toy Library leaflet 2017 (116Kb)

Contact us

Gateshead Toy Library
Chowdene Childrens Centre
Waverley Road
NE9 7TU
Open Mondays and Thursdays, 9.30am - 12noon and 1pm-4pm (Open Mondays term time only)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9.30am - 2pm
 
0191 433 5055

laurapick@gateshead.gov.uk
heatherfraser@gateshead.gov.uk