Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House, Selwyn Street Albion

Sunvale Community Park

Three Zero Two Zero

Brimbank Park Playscape

Ardeer Community Park

Brimbank Bicycle Education Centre, Keilor Downs (Green Gully Reserve)

Toy Library Trail

Albion and Friends Teddy Bear Picnic and AGM

  • 10 November 3:30-5:00pm

It’s every bear’s favourite time of year again! Please dress your teddy in their most splendiferous outfits for the much anticipated parade. 

Pop up play @Bunnings Sunshine Xmas Family Night

  • 5 December 6:00-8:00pm

We’ll be personning the gift wrapping table and providing a toddler play/family breakout space. Entertainment includes jumping giraffe, facepainting, DIY giftmaking, food and plenty more fun. More info here

How We Play

  • 7 December 1:00-4:00pm

Albion and Friends Community Toy Library are bringing the play to the Albion Community Festival.  We’ll be celebrating the “Right to Play” with a pop-up play cafe, Freedom Birds, bilingual storytime, rangoli, an African drumming workshop and more!

Sunvale Chillax

  • 21 December 10:00am-12:00pm

Step away from the silly season with Albion and Friends at Sunvale Park. Sip a coffee, let the kids burn off their hyperactivity on some active play before you head back into the fray! We’ll bring the coffee and toys, you bring the family. 

Backyard Play

  • 8 January 10:00am-12:00pm

Have a backyard playdate with Albion and Friends at Cafe “Three Zero Two Zero” in Ardeer. Grown ups can kick back with an icy cold-pressed juice while little ones enjoy some fun summer backyard games & an icypole! 

Bush Toy Library @ Brimbank Park

  • 18 January 10:00am-12:00pm

Nature, culture and play come together with coffee and great company. Indigenous storytelling and facepainting, gum leaf and gum nut art, natural and sustainable toys. With Yarn Strong Sista and Lumbar & Co Cafe

“Play is the work of childhood” - Jean Piaget (Cancelled)

  • 1 February 10:00am-12:00pm

Take a closer look at the way children play. We’ll bring out some great new STEM, professions-based and other educational toys…but the way children use play to develop future work skills may just surprise you!

Those clever meteorologists have predicted Thunderstorms, Rain and Humidity this Saturday 1st Feb so sadly we need to postpone this event.
Look out for our new STEM toys and “professions” toys at our Lawn Party and Grand Opening Celebration on 15th Feb 4pm- 6pm at the Toy Library. 

House-Warming Lawn Party and Official Opening

  • 15 February 4:00-6:00pm

Come and celebrate the Toy Library’s fabulous new home! Join us for food, fun, games and entertainment on the lawn and a guided tour of the Toy Library. 

Brimbank Sustainable Living Festival

  • Venue and date TBA

“But they already have enough toys!” How joining a toy library can help you reduce toy consumption while offering access to amazing toys you never even knew existed.

Play Events by Other Organisations

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Albion Anklebiters​

Storytime Idol

Bring along your child’s favourite nursery rhyme or short story and showcase your Storytime skills for the kids to judge! We will have a local Storytime legend to kick-start the event.

Martha Arms Toy Library

FUN ON WHEELS @ TRAFFIC SCHOOL

Help your children learn about ‘pedal-power’ without the expense of buying tricycles and bikes.  We will provide the bikes and helmets – all your children need is the energy!

Other local family-friendly organisations will also be hosting play events so keep checking the map throughout the festival period