Tuesday, 14 April 2009

Mio TV Feature

The local "pay TV" channel, mio TV, has just published a feature on the toy rental club. It's on their Mom-On-Demand channel (Channel 307) and carries the simple title "Mom Inspired: Toy Rental Club".

There's currently a short trailer on this webpage, but you'll need to sign up for mio TV on either your television or mobile phone in order to view the full programme.

Thursday, 2 April 2009

Guardian Newspaper Article on Toy Libraries

Today's Guardian newspaper has an article by Zoe Williams on the advantages of using a toy library rather than buying new toys:

Borrow with mother - cut your child's carbon footprint with a toy library

"Why fill your home with brightly coloured plastic," asks the article, "when toy libraries offer a cheaper and more sustainable option?" Not-for-profit toy libraries are common in British cities but the article notes that despite the much-needed service they provide to poorer communities especially, many libraries often only a few days per week and others are understaffed.