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 and fourth Thursday of each month, 10am-12noon (term-time only)
  • Mortlake Hall - every Wednesday, 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)

Winter Toy Library dates:

  • Monday 3rd December - Richmond Library
  • Wednesday 5th December - Mortlake Hall
  • Wednesday 12th December - Mortlake Hall
  • Thursday 13th December - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 19th December - Mortlake Hall
  • Monday 7th January - Richmond Library
  • Wednesday 9th January - Mortlake Hall
  • Thursday 10th January - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 16th January - Mortlake Hall
  • Wednesday 23rd January - Mortlake Hall
  • Thursday 24th January - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Friday 25th January - Twickenham Library
  • Wednesday 30th January - Mortlake Hall
  • Monday 4th February - Richmond Library
  • Wednesday 6th February - Mortlake Hall
  • Wednesday 13th February - Mortlake Hall
  • Thursday 14th February - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 20th February - Mortlake Hall
  • Friday 22nd February - Twickenham Library
  • Wednesday 27th February - Mortlake Hall
  • Thursday 28th February - Barnes Children's Centre