SETLS is a toy library management system designed to meet the needs of toy libraries everywhere.

Modern - Easy - Fast - Powerful



SETLS is a modern, powerful and user-friendly software designed toy libraries, created in 2014. SETLS is now used in 162 toy libraries, resource centres, special needs libraries, centres and therapy practices. Being a cloud-based system run on AWS (Amazon Web Services), SETLS has an automated email reminder system, extensive statistics (including visualised statistics) , volunteer rostering capability and generally saves time. Toy libraries deserve to have a modern software system - making them just as viable and ubiquitous as book libraries.

on the cloud

login from home, online, smartphone, renew and nominate for volunteering sessions. The general public can see a list of toys your library owns, including pictures which can help with their decision to join your toy library.

not just a database

smart search, dropdown menus, picture index of toys. Members and non-members can search toy library catalogues from home and administrators can perform duties quickly and easily.


integrated visual statistics and data: helping to inform smart toy library decisions, useful for putting on grant applications - helping your toy library garner more funds.

volunteers and members

We know that many toy libraries and small lending organisations rely on the help of volunteers. SETLS has configurable login levels to optimise the way your toy library is run. Volunteers can complete tasks of your choosing (such as performing loans and returns).

Thinking of Moving?

Set Up Costs

All new sign ups include first quarter free hosting. Prices are in AUD, with GST included.

For a limited time MibaseNZ migrations are discounted to $450! Contact us for more details
Known System: $600
Migrating from a known system such as MibaseAU, Mibase Desktop, or MibaseNZ. Members, toys, toy images and loan histories included as standard (if this data is able to be extracted in csv format). For new systems, a custom quote will be generated.
Paper/Spreadsheets: $200
For toy libraries currently operating through a paper based system - toys and members are imported using our spreadsheet templates. Pieces, and images are also available at additional cost.
Empty Site: $150
For brand new toy libraries - no data migration, just a empty database you can start filling yourself.
Extras (~ $50-$200 per item)
    Such as:
  • Development of a customised bag label
  • Individual toy pieces data conversion
  • Conversion of additional data such as transaction history, roster history, bulk toy pictures upload
  • New features developed.

Ongoing Costs

Hosting: $1 per active member, per quarter.
First 5 members are free.
SeTLS charges according to the number of members actively using your service.
An active member is one who has loaned at least one toy in the past 3 months - so you're not charged for what you're not using.
$20 yearly contract renewal
Fees cover website hosting costs, best effort customer service, regular platform updates, and general admin and maintenance.

Which toy libraries are using SETLS?

Switching to SETLS

How to use?

SETLS is a browser based software. That means you access it from any standard web browser (including from mobile and tablet devices). This also means you can use it from any operating system your device has (e.g. Windows, Mac, Linux, Other).

How easy?

SETLS is designed to be intuitive and extremely user friendly, and hence it is easy to learn how to use it. This is particularly ideal for toy libraries where multiple administrators or volunteers will be using it to perform loans and returns - as minimal training or instruction is required!

We convert your data

After signing your agreement to utilise SETLS, we do all the data conversion for you, with your first SETLS day being a day of your choosing. Full data conversion means that on your first day using SETLS, all your current loans, transactions, member histories, and volunteer histories (as well as toys and members!) will be in place as though you were using SETLS all along.

We aim to take the stress out of the data import and conversion process so that you can use and enjoy the new features of SETLS immediately.

Data conversion is taken care of at SETLS HQ. For paper based toy libraries, a list of toys and members in Excel format will usually suffice. For computer based toy libraries, we require a digital copy of the data.

Try SETLS first

Sample Toy Library has been set up for you to play with. Email to get an administrator level password and login. It contains real (but de-identified) toy library data, so you can try all the functions as you would in your own toy library.

What you get

Ongoing database management (hosted on AWS, managed by us) including a toy library subdomain and space for all your toy pictures. Rapid support as needed (quick responses to emails etc., help when you can't do something - we investigate your problems and find resolutions). Ongoing software development for improving overall user experience. Access to your data from the front-end (this means you can download it!) including graphs, for any on-the-fly reporting and information you need.