News Archive

Christmas Opening Times

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Carousel will be lending toys this week (14th December), with the last session on 21st December for returning toys and having a play. Carousel members can transfer to Merry Go Round Toy Library, or to our new toy library in the Beacon Centre in Beacon Heath which will open once we have secured funding.

Last session at Merry Go Round before Christmas is Thursday 21st, reopening on Tuesday January 2nd,
FREE week’s toy hire over the Christmas week!.

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas!

Christmas Celebrations Sunday 3rd December!

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

November Special Offer at Carousel!

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Borrow 2 toys for the price of one at Carousel Toy Library for the whole of November!

Open every Thursday from 9.30am-12.30pm.

Prices from 40p per toy, cheapest toy is free for a week!

Carousel will remain open up until Christmas. After that members can transfer to Merry Go Round.

Toy Library Closed Today (10th October)

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Sorry to say Merry Go Round Toy Library will be closed this afternoon (Tuesday 10th October) due to staff sickness.
Toys due back today will get a free week’s hire.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

AGM 7.30pm Wednesday 1st November

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Annual General Meeting
All toy library members and supporters are invited to our Annual General Meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 1st November, followed by a trip to the Globe pub in Newtown to celebrate another year of making children happy!
We really need the support of our members, so please come along. Contact us for details of venue.

Future of Carousel

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Sadly Carousel will be closing at Christmas but we are actively looking for new premises for a new toy library. Carousel members will be able to transfer to Merry Go Round Toy Library after the closure, or to our new toy library when it opens. Please contact us if you have any ideas for venues either west of the river or other areas where there is a need.

Committee Meeting

Monday, September 4th, 2017

All welcome to the next committee meeting 7.30pm Wednesday 6th September in Exeter Scrapstore.

Committee and fundraising meeting

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Come join the toy library team – we really need more people to help organise fundraisers!

The next meeting is on Wednesday 5th July from 7.30pm – contact us for venue (in Exeter).

All welcome!

Playday in the Park!

Friday, June 30th, 2017


Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Carousel has to close again for for voting on Thursday June 8th, so we have another great 2 weeks hire for the price of 1 offer on any toys borrowed over the closure.
Carousel is open this Thursday and the next, so come along and make the most of the offer.