Encouraging children to laugh and learn through play

Become a member of the Moonee Valley Toy Library now!

The Moonee Valley Toy Library has over 1,900 high quality, educational and fun toys to borrow, suitable for children from birth to 6 years old.

Become a member of the Moonee Valley Toy Library now! Parents, grandparents, carers, everyone is welcome to become a member.

Members can borrow 3 or 6 toys at a time, for up to 3 weeks.

Our toy collection includes a huge selection of puzzles, games, co-ordination toys, imaginative play, train sets, musical instruments, sand and water play, dress-ups, puppets and theatres, party toys and more.

We have a variety of larger toys that families may not own – ride on cars, scooters, roller coasters, slides, see-saws, mini kitchens and work benches to name a few.

Toy donations are appreciated and help boost our toy collection. Read more about the type of toys we are able to accept.

Latest News

2015 – opening date
January 14, 2015

The toy library will open for 2015 business next week: Essendon branch Wednesday 21st January and Avondale Heights branch Thursday 22nd January. Normal opening hours will commence. If you borrowed Party Toys (toys with code starting Z), they are due back Saturday 24th Jan. All other toys borrowed over Christmas are back by Saturday 31st January.

Grand opening party – you’re invited!
November 6, 2014

Please join us for the official grand opening party of the Avondale Heights branch, Saturday 22 November from 9am to 12 noon. We hope that you and your family are able to join us for some fun activities and to see our new branch. There will be a BBQ, face painting, balloon twisting and lots of toys available for the kids to play with! View the official invitation.

Annual Report – 2013/2014
September 28, 2014

Debbie (President) presented the Annual Report at the AGM, with key highlights including 730 kids from 450 families are toy library members and for every hour of paid staff time, the community volunteers more than 2 hours. Read the entire report here and financials.