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 Tuesday 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)

Autumn-Winter Toy Library dates:

  • Monday 2nd September - Richmond Library
  • *please note, Richmond Toy Library is changing to the first Tuesday of each month from next month
  • Thursday 12th September - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 18th September - Mortlake Hall
  • Friday 27th September - Twickenham Library
  • Tuesday 1st October - Richmond Library
  • Thursday 10th October - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 16th October - Mortlake Hall
  • Friday 25th October - Twickenham Library
  • Tuesday 5th November - Richmond Library
  • Thursday 14th November - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 20th November - Mortlake Hall
  • Friday 22nd November - Twickenham Library
  • Tuesday 3rd December - Richmond Library
  • Thursday 12th December - Barnes Children's Centre
  • Wednesday 18th December - Mortlake Hall
  • *please note, no Twickenham Toy Library in December due to Christmas Holidays