Membership renewals due

Membership renewals are now due - please don't forget to renew your membership today! If you have not yet renewed your membership for 2017, you will no longer be able to check out toys until you do so. See our rates and banking details on the Membership Info page, linked above, or stop in and chat with Astrid the next time you come in. See you at the library!

Annual General Meeting - see you there!

Every year the Toy Library Committee holds an annual general meeting (AGM) that is open to all library members. This year, it will be held on Monday 16 May at 7:30pm in the meeting room that adjoins the toy library. We need a certain number of members to attend to make the meeting run smoothly, so please consider joining us! Your efforts will be rewarded with a cuppa and a sweet treat. If you have any questions, email See you on 16 May!!

Membership Renewals Due

Library Memberships run from the 1st April to 31st March each year, which means it is renewal time! Please return your completed Membership Form (found under the Membership Info tab above) to the Toy Library or email it to Payment by cash or internet banking must be received on or before 14th April 2017. Please remember to reference your membership number if paying via internet banking. Thank you for your continued support - we look forward to a great year at the library!

Easter coloring competition

Don't forget to submit your child's entry for our annual Easter coloring competition! All entries are due 1 April. A table will be set up for creating last minute entries on Saturday 1 April. Prizewinners will be notified before Easter. Good luck!

New Librarian

Have you met our new librarian? We want to extend a very warm welcome to Astrid, who began as the new librarian at the start of February. Please make her feel welcome, and offer your support as she learns the ins and outs of the library. We would also like to say a heartfelt thank you to Charlie for his time as librarian. All the best to you and your family for the future. 

Committee members needed

We all know that the toy library is a valuable resource for us and our community and the library cannot function effectively without the help of our volunteer committee members. And right now, we need more help! If you value the library too and want to see it continue, please consider joining the committee. Speak to any committee member or email for more information. Also feel free to come along to any committee meeting and see what it's all about. Our next meeting is 20 March at 7:30pm in the meeting room that adjoins the library. Bring a friend! We hope to see you there!

Dunedin Casino Grant received!

The Mornington Toy and Games Library is the proud recipient of a $500 grant from the Dunedin Casino Charitable Trust. This grant will be used to buy some new infant toys for the library. If you have any suggestions of infant toys you would like to see, get in touch with a committee member or email us at . Our sincere thanks to the Dunedin Casino Charitable Trust for their support.

Butter Month Winner

Congratulations to Tim Lucas, winner of the prize draw for butter month! Tim, be sure to stop by Charlie's desk the next time you're in to collect your prize. And a huge thank you to all of you who donated butter this month. As the most expensive ingredient in our truffle recipe - every block helps our fundraising efforts! If you haven't added your name to the truffle-rolling roster, stop by Charlie's desk or send an email to the library to reserve your spot! We ask that you sign up by 29 October so we can create a plan of attack for getting all the truffles rolled by the end of the day on Saturday 12 November.

September Newsletter

Mornington Toy Library would like to thank the Bendigo Valley Sports and Charity Foundation and the Lottery Community Grants for their generous grants to help us buy new toys. Get the latest truffle news and see some of our newest toys in the September newsletter! (Click the header above to access the newsletter link)

Giving Back: Turning Truffles into Toys

Check out two of our current committee members in this months Otago Bulletin (The University of Otago's Newsletter on Community news for University Staff and Postgraduate Students).