We are always accepting donations for the toy library! The priority for the toy catalog is toys that are open-ended and support child-led, imaginative play.
You can drop off toy donations during open library hours.
Below are some guidelines: if you’re not sure if your toys meet these criteria, please send an email.
Well designed, well constructed, and safe
Durable + cleanable
Appropriate for children 0-8(ish)
Complete and in good condition, with plenty of life left in them!
soft toys (teddy bears, stuffies)
commercial/media tie-in toys (e.g. Disney, Marvel, TV Shows, cartoons, etc.)
Consumable toys (e.g. play dough, craft kits)
Kid tablets/Computers (e.g. Leap Frog, VTech)
Books (info about Bellingham Public Library donations)
Anything broken or without all of its pieces
Examples of toys we are looking for:
Puzzles + Games
Construction toys (LEGO, Duplo, Magnatiles)
Educational Toys (math, literacy, science, etc)