Toy and Book Lending Library

What we offer

The Toy Lending Library provides:

  • Access to parenting books and resources
  • A lending service where families can borrow high quality, developmentally appropriate toys and books for their young children
  • Access to library staff and early learning tips to try at home

Request an Item

Families can borrow 2 toys per child (up to 5 total) and up to 5 books at a time for a lending period of 4 weeks. Check out a selection of toys, games, and books we have available by clicking on the photos below.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Contact the Library staff by email: library@ptbocfc.ca or phone 705-748-9144 and we can help you find what you are looking for.

Library Hours

(in-person browsing by appointment only. Curbside pickup available)

Tuesdays:           9:30am to 12:00pm

Wednesdays:      9:30am to 12:00pm

Thursdays:          1:00pm to 5:30pm

Saturdays*:                                9:30am to 12:00pm (1st and 3rd of the month)                            *excluding holiday long weekends

For In-Person Borrowing

  1. Click HERE and fill out a program signup form. Include the name(s) and birthdate(s) of everyone that may be coming with you.
  2. Write 3 preferable times within the Library’s operating hours in the comment box. Time slots are half an hour each with only one family permitted per time slot.
  3. You will receive a confirmation email with your appointment time.

 

For Curbside Pickup

  1. Review items you would like to borrow from the selection of toys and books found below.
  2. Submit a Toy and Book Request Form including toy code and desired date for pickup.
  3. Wait for a confirmation email from the library staff.
  4. On your designated pickup day notify the library by phone when you have arrived and staff will bring your item(s) out.

Toys and books must be returned during library hours to the library entrance. 

We are redesigning our Antrim outdoor space and inviting you to support our “Play Your Part” fundraising campaign, open now, and continuing through May 31st. Check it out HERE . Check our current programs flyer under "Information" on the dropdown menu.