TLFNZ actively promotes play as being essential to the optimal physical, psychological, social and cultural development of the child.
The Toy Library Federation of NZ actively promotes play as being essential to optimal educational, physical, psychological, social and cultural development of the child.
To support and encourage the development and maintenance of high standards of service in all toy libraries
To investigate and disseminate information on all aspects of the safe use, manufacture and distribution of toys and educational aids
To foster and encourage co-operation between toy libraries to better assist them in furthering their objectives consistent with the objects of TLFNZ
To gain and maintain recognition for toy libraries as important resources catering for the developmental, educational, emotional and cultural needs of families
To support, and assist in the establishment of non-profit charitable toy libraries throughout NZ for the purpose of making available toys and educational aids of all kinds too families, including families with special needs
To do all such things as are conducive or incidental to the attaining of all or any of the above objectives
Founded in 1981, TLFNZ acts as a support mechanism to new and existing not-for-profit toy libraries within NZ; offering information and support on all aspects of running a toy library, toy selection and toy maintenance.
We actively promote play as being essential to the optimal development of the child. Play is the way!