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Walthamstow Toy Library
Comely Bank Community Clinic, 46 Ravenswood Road, London E17 9LY
The place to play in Walthamstow Village.
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Welcome to our spring newsletter. It’s been a busy year so far at the toy library. In January, we won a competition to become The Mall’s charity partner for 2016. They’ll be supporting us with events and fundraising throughout theyear. Thanks to all who voted for us! In February we... Continue reading
Happy New Year! Firstly, a big thank you to those who generously donated prizes for the Christmas raffle and to our Christmas Grotto sponsors, God’s Own Junkyard and Estates 17. Santa did not disappoint at our popular grotto and our sell-out Christmas party provided lots of festive fun. 2015 was... Continue reading
Hello again! Here is a long overdue newsletter.We got carried away with using social media and forgot to write one! But we have had a fantastic year and have so much to update you on. Meanwhile if you are a fan of social media we update regularly with our latest... Continue reading
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR MEMBERS! Santa’s Grotto at Blitz Factory Christmas Fair TinyTalk Baby Signing – last chance to join! The Toy Library held a festive grotto at the Blitz Factory Christmas Fair, 5th to 6th December. This popular event enabled young visitors to meet Santa, receive a... Continue reading
SPECIAL EVENTS JOIN OUR COMMITTEE Table Top Sale Sun 14th September, 12.30–3.30pm £1 for adults, accompanied children FREE. All proceeds go to Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre. Pop into our Table Top Sale this Sunday. As well as a chance to snap up a nearly-new bargain, there will be... Continue reading
Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre Newsletter July 2014 JOIN US FOR LOADS OF SUMMER FUN AT THE TOY LIBRARY Twin-tastic News at the Toy Library! May Fair 2014 The Toy Library is the new home for dedicated play-sessions for twins and other multiple-birth families. Terri Harris, Chair of the... Continue reading
MAY FAIR MAGIC! May Fair, Sunday 11th May, 11am–2pm Can your child be our May Fair Royalty? Preparations for this year’s May Fair are well underway! This is a great family day out and an important fundraiser for the Toy Library. We look forward to seeing you: Explore a fire... Continue reading
At long last the rain has stopped and we can enjoy some lovely sunshine. Spring is a very busy time of year for us at the Toy Library. As you will see below we have a busy Easter programme and some fundraising events including a table top sale and our... Continue reading
Dear Members, A very Happy New Year to you all. The Walthamstow Toy Library has a busy year ahead, with lots of half-term activities, parent courses, German- and Spanish-language playgroups, and our annual May Fair – which will be even bigger and better! We recently had a visit from colleagues... Continue reading
New Committee Thank you to everyone who attended our AGM last month, what a super turnout! During this meeting a new management committee was elected. We would like to welcome: Chair Terri Harris Treasurer Paul Brown Secretary Claire Young Communications Officer Mel Wakely Fundraisers Becca Connock, Beth Hickman, Violet Koska,... Continue reading
Your toy library needs you! Would you like to have a say about how the toy library is run? Bursting with bright fundraising ideas? Want to give something back to your local community? Well, it’s that time of year when the toy library is looking for new management committee members.... Continue reading
Lots of news this month, from summer hours to fundraising ideas, so get a cup of tea and settle in for a good read! Medal-winning… It’s now official – the toy library is brilliant! Parenting website NetMums has awarded us a gold star rating, as the best toddler group in... Continue reading
May Fair Our famous May Fair is happening again this year on Sunday 12 May. Every penny we raise helps to keep the Toy Library open, and we need our members' help to make sure it is as big a success as last year. Could you... Volunteer on the day?... Continue reading
We’ve got so much going on – from a busy Easter schedule, to all sorts of fund-raising events, not to mention new classes and sessions – that our newsletter is full to bursting. Easter egg-citement! Don those bonnets – the toy library has a fun-packed Easter line-up to keep your... Continue reading
Come and join us… Would you like to have a say about how the toy library is run? Are you bursting with bright fundraising ideas? Want to help out your local community? Be part of that famous ‘big society’? Well, we’ve got a couple of vacancies on the management committee.... Continue reading
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Feb 10, 2013
Happy New Year! As the dust settles after the holiday season, and we survey our dwindled bank balances and expanded middles, the Toy Library is already primed for a new year of fun! The last few months of 2012 were action packed, with the biggest change our new manager, Helen... Continue reading
Would you like to have a say about how the toy library is run? Are you bursting with bright fundraising ideas? Want to help out your local community? Be part of that famous ‘big society’? Well, it’s that time of year when the toy library is looking for new management... Continue reading
Hello all. To, hopefully, cheer you up in this dreary summer, we've got plenty going on down at the toy library. Retail therapy You know those charity hoppers in Waitrose, into which you put your green token? Well, get yourself down to Westfield Stratford, as during July the toy library... Continue reading
May Fair It’s nearly time! Our annual fete this year is on 20 May, 11 til 2, and is shaping up to be the best ever. Come along, bring your kids, family, neighbours and friends, and have some (hopefully) sunny fun! While raising money for the toy library! There’ll be:... Continue reading
Hello I hope you're all enjoying the sunny weather, when it's here, and dodging the showers when it's not! Once more, it's all go at the toy library. Roll up! Roll up! Our famous May Fair (20 May, 11 til 2) is shaping up to be even better than ever,... Continue reading
Hello all There's lots going on at the toy library at the moment, with our sessions packed out and fund-raising events coming thick and fast. Do support them if you can - we receive no funding, and without successful money-raising events would have to close down. What's more, they're good... Continue reading
Happy new year! As usual, it’s all go at the Toy Library. We’ve seen some changes in staffing and volunteers: Marilyn has left, and has been replaced by Helen Crockford (previous committee chair!) who will run the sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. She's already planning all sorts of exciting... Continue reading
We're looking for enthusiastic, outgoing volunteers, who love working children, to welcome new families into our centre, act as their ‘buddies’ and ensuring they feel welcome and safe. You would also help all the children with the activities during the sessions, and support parents and carers in establishing friendship networks... Continue reading
Christmas parties It’s that time of year again! Time to grab those Toy Library Christmas party tickets before they all go. This year we’re holding three parties – on 13, 15 and 16 December – and they’re going to be even bigger and better than before. Each one will feature... Continue reading