Toy and Book Lending Library

What we offer

The Toy and Book Lending Library provides:

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

Request an Item

Families can borrow 2 toys/games 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, books, and games we have available by clicking on the photos below.

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

Library Hours

Tuesdays:           9:30am to 12:00pm

Thursdays:          1:00pm to 5:30pm

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

To request an item in advance:

  1. Review items you would like to borrow from the selection of toys, books, and games found below,
  2. Submit a Toy and Book Request Form including toy/book/game code and desired date for pickup,
  3. Wait for a confirmation email from the library staff that your toys/books/games are ready for pick-up.

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

Great news. Starting July 4th all Family Play to Learn and outdoor programs , as well as the Breastfeeding and Well Baby Clinic and the Library will pivot back to drop-in format. No pre-registration required. You will only be required to sign-up for the Parent/Child Workshops.