You can drop in to our Walthamstow site to borrow toys between 9.30am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday. There’s no need to book in advance – just turn up. If you want to check toy availability, email the Operations ManagerFor our Leytonstone site, please come at the end of our play sessions between 11am – 12pm or 3 – 4pm. 

We are also operating a Mobile Toy Library service for Waltham Forest residents – get toys delivered to your door every Friday! You must book your slot in advance on Ticketlab


Looking for some new toys for your child to play with at home? The Toy Library has a fantastic range of toys available for hire from jigsaw puzzles to dressing-up clothes and outdoor play equipment. You can hire toys for as little as £1 for 3 weeks.

View our toy catalogue online and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to check out our latest additions! You must be a member to use our toy loaning service. Visit the membership page for more information.

If you have overdue items, you can renew by calling 020 8509 3401 or emailing the Toy Library otherwise there will be a charge for late returns.

Lots of our toys have been kindly donated from community and have been saved from landfill. We love being an environmentally conscious charity. If you’d like to donate to the Toy Library, please look at our donate and support page.