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Toy Library

Newcastle Action for Parent and Toddler Groups Initiative (NAPI) has a well established Toy Library service which has been running for many years. The various toy library services are open to:

  • Parent and Toddler groups(Donations are welcome)
  • Registered Childminders
  • Private Day Nurseries
  • Playgroups
  • Parents

We are based at Heaton Community Centre, Trewhitt Road, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE6 5DY.Terms and conditions,accessibility information and charging policies are available on request.

Here are just some of the comments about the Toy Library from our members:-

"A fantastic idea opening up to playgroups. A Must for any Early Years setting"

"Thank you for providing me with all our new toys"

"As a nursery we all think the toy library is a really good idea. also the children love new experiences"

Toy Library Open Days

Come along and see the exciting range of toys we have available for loan. Whether you are an existing member or if you have never used the service before you will find toys that will support your work with children across  Newcastle.

You will have the chance to see the value of a very reasonable membership fee and we can discuss the needs of the children using your service. To book a time slot please ring NAPI on Tel 0191 2656158 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (new members will need to bring proof of address)

Dont fill your cupboards with toys you dont use ., join the toy library for a constant turnover of toys.

Open Days are on :

Friday 8th September 10.00-3.00pm-Playgroups and Private Day Nurseries

FRiday 15th September 10.00-3.00pm-Childminders

Thursday 21st September 10.00-3.00pm-Parent and Toddler Groups.


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