Kids Party Hire

Canterbury Toy Library offers a fun range of party toys available to loan free for members with an annual membership. Perfect for a party, a play date or a rainy day at home

Not a member yet? Purchase an annual membership to borrow our party hire range for free

Reservable Toys

These popular party toys can be reserved for your next party. Email us at or speak to the Coordinator to make a reservation

Party ideas...

Many of the toys in our general borrowing collection make great toys for a party,

below are some ideas for your next event

Please note it is a condition of borrowing that all party packs are returned clean.

Please see our Cleaning guidelines for more information

Frequently asked questions

How do I book a party hire toy?

Email us at and let us know which toys you would like and what date you're interested in or ask our toy library coordinator next time you're borrowing at the toy library

When can I collect and return my party pack?

Party packs can be collected on the Saturday morning of your booking after 10am. Party packs must be returned between 9.30 and 9.45 the following Saturday (1 week loan). Please ensure you return your party pack promptly for the next person. Thank you!

Do I need to clean my party pack?

Just like our general collection all toys must be cleaned prior to return. Please see our 'cleaning instructions' page for our cleaning guidelines.

Do I need to be a member to borrow party hire toys?

Yes, our party hire toys are now available to members with an annual membership only. Membership is very affordable with the price of membership less than many party entertainment options.