Hiring is split into 4 sections, Choose, Pay, Aquire and Learn.
For any combination please register on our database: https://wawishslinglibrary.myturn.com/library/ (click “create account” in the top right.)
New for 2021 Lockdown: Consult In A Box! Hire 3 different slings/carriers (chosen by our experienced librarian Rachael) for four weeks and have a zoom call with Naomi to learn all about them and get some tips! It’s only £35 for the whole lot which, frankly, is a ridiculous price (but then these are ridiculous times!). Book here: https://wawishlibrary.as.me/consultations
Option 1. Ask the library for help choosing via email or facebook/instagram messenger (free advice).
Option 2. Fill in our “Librarian’s Choice” form and our very experienced librarian will choose 2 items for you to hire for four weeks for £20. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TYWM8JB (free advice)
Option 3. Come to a library session, you need to book in advance and they are limited due to the pandemic. Check our calendar for dates. (£5/£6) (Currently on hold due to lockdown)
Option 4. Book a consultation and try on a selection with a consultant guiding you. https://wawishlibrary.as.me/consultations (£20) (Currently on hold due to lockdown)
Send payment for your hire via https://www.paypal.me/WaWiSH or bank transfer to Name: Rachael Cunliffe Bank: Coconut Sort code: 23-69-72 Account: 23761293
Hire is £5 per week as standard or £45 for three months
Accessories are £1 per week.
Stretchy wraps are free for four weeks for babies aged 6 weeks and under, otherwise they are £5 per week or £30 for three months.
Lucky dip hire is £20 for four weeks for two items.
Option 1. Collect from the drop box in Newton-le-Willows.
Option 2. Collect from the drop box in Platt Bridge (Stretchy wraps only)
Option 3. Take home with you from a library session or consultation (Currently on hold due to lockdown)
Option 4. It can be posted to you (£5, not available for high value items or Librarian’s Choice hire.)
Option 5. We can deliver it to you on a Thursday evening. (Price dependent on the area and the distance from WA12, please contact to find out the prices. Hire term must be a minimum of 4 weeks.)
All carriers come with instructions in the hire confirmation email (click on the product name to find them).
You can also receive face to face tuition via a sling library session or consultation. These may be paused due to pandemic restrictions (As of 5/1 Consultations and library sessions are on hold.)
Fit checks and our special “Consult In A Box” can be accessed via zoom are so are contact free. (https://wawishlibrary.as.me/consultations)