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Toy Library

Toy Library

The Toy Library works just like a normal library. All you need to do is join and you can hire up to three items at any one time for four weeks. Hire prices are as low as £1 an item.

We have hundreds of high quality toys ranging from sensory toys and activity centres for babies, role play for toddlers to outdoor activities for older children. you can browse our current Icon for pdf Toy Library catalogue [7.67MB] for a list of all our available items. 

How do I join?

Membership of the Toy Library costs £10 a year or £5.50 for six months. To join the toy library pop into The Elgin Centre to complete the membership form. 

Breast pump hire

Save money by renting a breast pump.

Hire a pump for £20 for one month's hire and £15 a month for each following month. 

To hire out a breast pump you have to be a Toy Library member.

Icon for pdf Breast pump poster [148.9KB]

Children's parties

Having a child's party? Then why not hire a soft play package. To hire out any of the packages you have to be a Toy Library member.

Soft play package 1 - £35

Soft play package 1

Soft play package 2 - £40

Soft play package 2

Under 1's soft play package - £30

Soft play package under 1


The Elgin Centre

Elgin Road



0191 433 5055

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Opening hours
Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm

Friday, 9am to 4.30pm

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