Toy Libraries offers a wide range of toys and equipment for use in playgroup sessions and at home. For more details on becoming a member in regarding Toy Libraries or Playgroup QLD playgroups in your area please contact the Cairns Office on (07) 4041 5574 or contact the State Office Toll Free 1800 171 882.
Venues for Playgroup QLD Toy Libraries in the Far North Region are:
Atherton Tablelands Toy Library The Lions Shed at Lions Park Corner Robert and Louise Streets, Atherton
Opening Times: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 10am – midday
ARC Inclusive Education Resource Centre
Children and young people (aged 0 to 18) who have a disability can use the Toy Library and Resource Centre. Parents, therapists, teachers, carers and any professional working with children and young people who have a disability.
Adults with a disability may use the service, where appropriate. Please contact us to enquire.
Offering stocks toys and education resources across the following learning areas:
- Fine motor development
- Gross motor development
- Sensory awareness and stimulation
- Social skills
- Thinking and problem solving skills
- Numeracy and literacy development
- Speech and language development
An educational adviser is on hand to help you choose, or you are welcome to browse the shelves in your own time.
Mobile service to regional areas of Far North Queensland also available.
Access to the ARC Toy Library and Resource is via payment of a yearly membership fee.
Please contact ARC for current membership rates.