Parents, grandparents, carers and professionals are all welcome to become a member of the Kingston Toy Library. Join online or come into the toy library.

Membership update: Concession options have been improved

Membership types/fees

There are three types of membership based on the number of toys borrowed each three weeks.

Membership Borrowing limit Full fee/yr duty bond incl. Concession fee/yr* duty bond incl. Duty levy refund**
Bronze 3 toys +1 puzzle $160 $80 up to $90
Silver 5  toys +1 puzzle $170 $85 up to $90
Gold 8 toys +1 puzzle $180 $90 up to $90

*Concession is valid with government concession card, veteran card, foster families, Uni or TAFE student ID. Duty bond is $45

**$90 ($45 concession) will be refunded only if ALL 6 duty hours are completed in membership year

N.B. Fees are correct as of 1st May 2019

How to pay

  • Bank transfer details (provided on the day)
  • EFTPOS/Credit card* (Debit/ Bankcard, Visa and MasterCard) with surcharge of 1.5%

If you or someone you know can’t afford this please speak to our coordinator about alternative payment options.

There are fines for overdue toys, missing pieces and damaged toys. See the KTL Handbook for more information.

Baby bonus

Parents who join before their first child is six months can get six month’s free membership (get an 18-month membership for the cost of an annual membership).

Grandparents and carers membership

We know that not just parents are involved in caring for children. We offer memberships for grandparents and careers too. Please come in and speak with our coordinator or email us to learn more.

Short term membership

We now offer short term memberships for families who are only living in the area for a limited time or are wanting try out before committing.

Price $55

  • 3 month membership
  • 3 toy borrowing  limit
  • Concession price available
  • Duty not required

Professional membership

We are now accepting professional membership for family day care, nannies, occupational therapists,  speech therapists, physiotherapists,  early intervention services,

The price is $150 annual fee and a $100 refundable bond.

  • 4 weeks loan period
  • 2 weeks renewal period
  • 8 toy borrowing limit with max 3 large toys
  • no duty required
  • Abide by all our membership rules