ToyBox & Toy Library

Toy rental service for local Richmond parents, carers and professionals

Join our toy rental service monthly at Richmond & Twickenham libraries and local children's centres. Borrow and bring home a seasonal selection of our games, toys and puzzles from just 50p per item. Pop along to one of our regular toy libraries or simply fill out the membership form and we'll be in touch! 

Membership Form


How much does it cost?
Prices range from 50p to £5 per item for one month.

Who is eligible for a ToyBox membership?
Local Richmond parents, carers and professionals.

How do I apply for a ToyBox membership?
Fill out this form and we’ll be in touch once your membership has been approved.

Where can I rent these toys?
Online (once your membership has been approved) or at our Toy Libraries. See location and term dates below.

Do you deliver?
We deliver and collect our ToyBoxes within and around Richmond Upon Thames.

Toy Library Locations:

  • Richmond Library - first Monday of each month, 10am - 12noon
  • Twickenham Library - fourth Friday of each month, 10am - 12noon
  • Barnes Children's Centre - second Thursday of each month, 10am-12noon (term-time only)
  • Mortlake Hall - third Wednesday of each month, 10am - 12noon (term-time only)
  • Pictologue Playroom at Mortlake Hall - during opening hours throughout the week
  • Pictologue ToyBox at BalloonWorks Kew - during opening hours throughout the week (online orders only)

Summer Toy Library dates:

  • Friday 26th April - Twickenham Library
  • *please note, no Richmond Toy Library in May due to Bank Holiday
  • Thursday 9th May - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 15th May - Mortlake Hall
  • Friday 24th May - Twickenham Library
  • Monday 3rd June - Richmond Library
  • Wednesday 19th June - Mortlake Hall
  • Thursday 20th June - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Friday 28th June - Twickenham Library
  • Monday 1st July - Richmond Library
  • Thursday 11th July - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 17th July - Mortlake Hall
  • Friday 26th July - Twickenham Library
  • Monday 5th August - Richmond Library
  • Friday 23rd August - Twickenham Library