Our playgroups and toy libraries offer great opportunities for babies, toddlers, preschoolers to develop and practice new skills, make new friends, gain confidence and develop physically, emotionally and intellectually.

While children develop, parents and carers have the opportunity to make new friends and create connections within the community.

Toy libraries

We have 2 toy libraries in Manningham:

Manningham Toy Library Inc
Address: 109 Swanston Street, Lower Templestowe
Contact: 0415 081 370 or coordinator@manninghamtoylibrary.org.au
Opening hours: Thursday 7.30pm to 9.00pm, Saturday 10.00am to 12.00pm

Warrandyte Toy Library
Address: 189 Research-Warrandyte Road, North Warrandyte
Contact: 0407 474 556 or enquiries@warrandytetoylibrary.org.au
Opening hours: Wednesday 10.30am to 12.00pm, Saturday 10.00am to 11.30am

Find a playgroup

For more information about our playgroups, download the Icon for application/pdf 2018 Playgroup Brochure (1.71 MB)

To start your own playgroup, visit Playgroup Victoria for assistance.

Storytime sessions

Our local libraries also offer storytime and bookclub programs for children. Storytime programs are also in Greek and Cantonese at our Doncaster Library. For more information call 9877 8500 or visit Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library.

For a full list of our libraries' children’s programs, download the Icon for application/pdf Library Childrens Programs 2018 (847.04 KB)