TLC — The Lending Closet

We have something for every child’s imagination!

Welcome to The Lending Closet (TLC)!

TLC is open to everyone and their family in the Greater Hopkins Area. The requested annual membership fee is $10. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. Our inventory consists of over 450 items, including:

  • Early childhood equipment.
  • Age appropriate toys for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • Puzzles, games, and parenting books. 
  • The Early Childhood Autism Reference Library.

We have recently computerized the reserving and borrowing process of TLC. You can look at our online catalog and reserve anything in the TLC inventory from the comfort of your home. In your account, you can reserve and borrow items, extend your loan/return dates, receive loan reminders, and more. 

All opportunities available at: 

To use TLC:

  • Go to
  • Create an account.
  • Choose up to 6 items for you and your family.
  • Reserve your items online.
  • You will receive an email when your choices are ready to be picked up.

We are located at: 

Harley Hopkins Family Center
TLC, Room 131A
125 Monroe Ave. S., Hopkins 

Questions? Please call Angela at 952-988-4081 or email