Butter Month

It's Butter Month at Mornington Toy Library!! To support our upcoming truffles fundraiser, we are now accepting donations of blocks of butter during our open hours. Each butter donation enters your name into a draw for a $20 concession card (or additional summer toy hires for premium members). Butter donations will be especially important this year as the price of butter has risen in recent months. To keep our truffle quality high, we can only accept brands without added water such as Anchor, Alpine and Mainland. We can also accept cash in lieu of butter - your name will still be added to the concession card draw, equivalent to as many blocks of butter as your donation is worth. So help us get truffles rolling by making a contribution to Butter Month today! Donations accepted through September.

August newsletter

A newsletter is now available for August. Click here to read more about our new librarian, Butter Month, a notice about missing pieces and broken toys, and our need for more committee members. 

We're hiring!

Mornington Toy Library is looking for a friendly & welcoming person with great organisational and communication skills, and an ability to deal well with families and children. The position is paid, 10 hours per week. Applicants must be available during toy library hours, currently on Thursdays (10-11am) and Saturdays (10-11:30am). If you'd like to help us run our Library, send a CV, cover letter & 2 references to us at morningtontoylib[at] yahoo.co,nz. Applications due 30 June, 2017. Inquiries can also be addressed to morningtontoylib[at] yahoo.co,nz

Open Day & Toy Sale!

Please join us for our Open Day and Toy Sale on 27 May from 10-11:30am. Refer a friend to join and get a $5 concession card to use on toy hire. All new members who sign up that day will also receive a $5 concession card! Also on the day we'll have tea & coffee, face painting, colouring pages and a toy sale! (All toy sale donations welcome in advance of the open day.) Mark your calendars and we'll see you there!

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 morningtontoylib@yahoo.co.nz 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 morningtontoylib@yahoo.co.nz. 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 morningtontoylib@yahoo.co.nz 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!