Toy Library Association South Africa

Online webinar: Registering a toy library with DSD

Due to Covid, we have decided to move our Quarterly seminars online this year. The first one is in two weeks’ time! From our new membership registration process, we see that members are having difficulties registering their toy libraries with the required institutions. In our...

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TLASA welcomes new Members Manager

We are excited to introduce our new Committee member to you. Melody Nyathi is now responsible for the Membership portfolio. You can expect contact from her in the following weeks. She will be engaging with members to learn more about the toy libraries we represent....

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Are you our next Feature Toy Library?

Living in a small town, I often feel it is harder to show people the great work being done here. Our audience is just generally smaller than big organisations with large online followings. But we want you to know that we see you and that...

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TLASA Membership 2021

Please note that there are still a number of TLASA members who have not renewed their membership for the year. With our online membership management, you will receive an automated email when your membership is about to expire. If you are having problems with the...

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Toy Libraries for the elderly

Did you know toy libraries can cater for people of all ages? Read this interesting article on using play to encourage positive aging in Taiwan. TLs for the elderly are common in Asia. Do you know of any in your area? www.wjrr.org/download_data/WJRR1201011.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3N9lBfY43LK3ZLmhCxca2u8OJXNv-Pd3Juondq_OzDxcCSjxMZM3Yp-sU

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Jim Joel Fund Sponsorships

TLASA is proud to announce the recipients of the Jim Joel Fund Sponsorships. These sponsorships are valued at R9800 each and enable the toy librarians to be enrolled in the new accredited online Toy Library Skills Programme starting February 2021. Christine Liebenberg (Ntataise Lowveld) Kwanele...

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Jim Joel Fund Bursaries

TLASA is proud to announce that our training service provider, Cotlands, now has an accredited online Toy Library Skills Programme available!  In this 6-month part-time course, students will learn how to develop a business plan for their toy library, to successfully market their toy library, as...

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National Toy Library Conference

TLASA has planned a 2-day fun-filled, informative online conference to explore the link between concrete play experiences and skills required for the 21st century. The conference will seek to demonstrate how the Toy Librarian can actively stimulate children to be ready for the 4th industrial revolution.

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