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Vacancy for Relief Toy Librarian

Monday, March 6th, 2017

If you have experience of working with children and adults, have good numeracy, communication and organisational skills, and would like occasional paid work then please contact us!

We need a relief Toy Librarian for occasional cover at Merry Go Round and Carousel Toy Libraries. 4.5 hours per session to include setting up, clearing away and admin (opening times MGR Tuesdays from 1pm to 4pm; Thursdays 10am to 1pm; Carousel Thursdays 9.30am-12.30pm)

Application form and job description available on our website here or contact us for printed copies. For more information or an informal chat, call in or phone Merry Go Round during toy library opening times (tel 01392 436777), or email

Merry Go Round Toy Libraries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Committee Meeting Tuesday 17th January

Friday, December 16th, 2016

All members very welcome to attend the next committee meeting on Tuesday 17th January at 7.30pm. Please contact us for location.

Christmas Special Offer!

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016


Committee meeting

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Next committee meeting 7.30pm Wednesday 9th November in Exeter Scrapstore. All toy library members welcome!

Half-term fun at the toy libraries!

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Both toy libraries are open as usual over half term so come along and have a play while you choose some toys to take home. Be lovely to see some of our older members who are now at school, still lots for them to choose from!

AGM Wednesday 19th October

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

All toy library members are invited to our AGM on Wednesday 19th October at 7.30pm in Exeter Scrapstore. Please come along to support the toy libraries, we would love to see you!

Exeter Children’s Centres’ Playday

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016


MGR open all summer!

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Merry Go Round is open as usual every Tuesday afternoon and Thursday morning during the summer holidays. Carousel is closed due to repairs, but members are welcome to use MGR during the closure.

Carousel Closed in Summer Holidays – SPECIAL OFFER

Monday, June 27th, 2016


Two weeks hire for price of one at Carousel!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Carousel is CLOSED for polling day on 23rd JUNE, so all toys borrowed on 16th get two weeks for the price of one!