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Join Canterbury Toy Library and choose from over 1,900 toys to borrow!

Save money, reduce clutter and reduce your impact on the environment

Membership Options


Up to 5 toys
2 volunteer shifts**



Up to 7 toys
2 volunteer shifts**


Toys Only

Up to 6 toys
No volunteering


*Discount available for health care card holders in the name of the adult member and 10% off for seniors and pension card holders.
You must present your card on your first visit in order to be eligible for the discount
Contact us at or visit in person to apply the 10% discount to your membership before paying.

**Please note if you choose one of our discounted memberships with a volunteer requirement you must nominate for your 2 volunteer shifts by month 7 of your membership or you will be automatically upgraded to our Toys Only membership. Nominating for shifts in advance helps keep our roster running smoothly.

How to Join

Decide which membership option is right for you then sign up online.

Once you create your account you will be able to pay for your membership with PayPal after you log in. No PayPal account is needed, you can choose to pay with PayPal or select the pay with credit card option.  We also have EFTPOS in the toy library for a small fee.


When you visit the toy library for the first time please bring along your photo ID so we can confirm your account.

Don't forget to read the Welcome email which is full of helpful information on using the toy library which you can also read here.

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