Toys and Special Needs Equipment

Fraser Coast Libraries has an extensive range of well-made toys, educational resources and learning materials that have been selected to support skill development and imagination at any age. The full collection is available to view on the library catalogue with many pictures included to make your selection easier. These items can be reserved and sent to any library branch for collection.

Collections can be viewed in person at:

Hervey Bay Library

161 Old Maryborough Road, Pialba
Phone: 4197 4220

  • Free to adult library members
  • 6 toys may be borrowed for a 3 week period
  • An extensive range of toys, educational resources and play equipment
  • Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 9am to 4pm, Saturday from 9am to 12pm

Howard Library

Steley Street, Howard
Phone: 4129 4144

  • Free to adult library members
  • 6 toys may be borrowed for a 3 week period
  • An extensive range of toys, educational resources and play equipment
  • Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 9am to 4pm (closed 1pm to 2pm), Saturday from 9am to 12pm

Maryborough Library

127-129 Bazaar Street, Maryborough
Phone: 4190 5788

  • Free to adult library members and organizations
  • 6-30 toys may be borrowed for a 3 - 26 week period, depending on membership category
  • An extensive range of toys, educational resources, play equipment and specialised disability equipment
  • Hours: Tuesday to Thursday  9am to 4pm, Saturday 9am to 12pm

 

Some things to remember about using the Toy Libraries:

  • After browsing the collections, return your toys to their correct bag/box and location.
  • After borrowing toys, ensure they are returned clean and with all original packaging.
  • If you borrow a toy that is damaged or has missing pieces, let the library staff know when you return it.