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Play Plus is a toy lending service based in the Inch / Cameron Toll area of Edinburgh. Join the toy library as a member and you can borrow toys and enjoy free open play sessions, where you meet new families, and play with the toys. We have a wide range of good quality toys and resources for children, families, carers and childcare groups. We are using a lend engine service where you can register, log in and browse all our toys.

How Our Toy Library Works

As a member, you can borrow any four items and keep them for up to 4 weeks. To register for a membership go to http://playplustoylibrary.lend-engine-app.com. (£4 to join for a year)

You have to reserve toys online before collecting. You can borrow toys as a click and collect service, or pick them up at a session.

 

We run Stay and Play sessions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. We run two 45 minute sessions each day. Booking is advised as we are still running on a restricted number of adults per session. Bookings to be made via Facebook messenger or email. Please state the name of the adult attending, date, and time.

At a stay and play session, toys are laid on floor mats and at child-size tables for your child to explore. We often have some sensory equipment out for little hands to explore textures via leaves, playdough, and painting. Help is always at hand to suggest activities, and with choosing the age and stage appropriate toys to take home.

Toys out at the session are not currently available to borrow on the day but you can reserve for pick up the following week.

 

We ask you to follow the government guidelines and use hand sanitizer when entering the room, use a face covering (if not exempt), and don’t attend a session if you have any covid symptoms.

 

For more information on our events and see what we have been up to, please follow us on Facebook

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Location & Opening Times

The toy library is open Tuesday and Thursday, during school term time.

Click and collect 10:00-11:00

Stay and play 1st session 10:00-10:45, 2nd session 11:00-11:45.

You find us at Inch House Community Centre, 225 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh. EH16 5UF

 

Just beside Cameron Toll Shopping Centre. Free parking outside the building.

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MARIA SEVON-DARKE

Toy Library Co-ordinator

Maria loves introducing easy crafts, using recycled materials, at the sessions and she always has a paper plate craft up her sleeve.  She enjoys seeing both children and adults being creative at the craft table and loves it when the children ask if they can take their artwork home.

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LIZA WOLSTENHOLME

Toy Library Assistant

Liza enjoys being part of the PPTL team and with 3 children knows how important access to toys and spaces is and loves interacting with the members at sessions. She enjoys researching for new toys and is a big kid herself!

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SHEILA BRISS

Volunteer

Sheila loves interacting with the children, it makes her feel young again.