Lewisham Toy Library

A community toy library in the heart of South East London. Where imagination thrives.

A Toy Library is an affordable and sustainable alternative to buying toys.

Visit us and choose from a huge selection of over 4,000 toys, from baby toys, jigsaws, dressing up clothes, outdoor play equipment and bikes for all ages.

Find us in Lewisham Shopping Centre, Unit 46 (the north-west entry corridor; near Boots and Tiger).

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Book an appointment to browse, borrow or return toys


We are always looking. Volunteer in store or become a trustee


Help keep us running by donating. We also accept toy donations in store.

Visiting Lewisham Toy Library

Covid 19 update

We have reopened our doors but by appointment only. If you wish to get in touch in the meantime you can contact us.

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Find out about our Covid response and how we are cleaning toys.

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

We lend so that everyone learns

More than 4000+ toys

We have a huge range of toys specially selected for fun and to help improve your child’s skills, including educational toys, puzzles and construction toys. We also hold a lot of toys for children with special needs.

Open to all

Lewisham Toy Library has been providing services to the community since 1972. Membership is available to all families, childminders, carers and nonprofit groups in and around the London Borough of Lewisham.

Borrow instead of buy

Children’s tastes are unpredictable and toys can be expensive and take up a lot of space. At the Toy Library your child can browse, try and select toys just as they would in a shop. They can pick whatever they want and you don’t have worry about the cost. The best part is you can return the toys and pick something else whenever you like.

Easy to join

Join online or in store. Pay monthly or yearly and cancel anytime. We already have nearly 1,000 members. Why don’t you join us!

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