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We Love Slings.

Here at Derby and Nottingham Sling Library we love Slings.


Derby and Nottingham Sling Library has been running since 2014 (previously called Derby Sling Library) We had a huge expansion in 2018 when we added the Nottingham area to the library, We are now one of the largest in the UK in geographical area that we cover, number of meets we run a month and the number of slings and carriers we have available for hire.

We Love Volunteers.

We have a large team of Volunteers that are able to help you in a variety of ways at each of the meets, please have a look here to see who you are likely to see at each of the meets. If you are able to give some time back to the library please get in touch,we are regularly looking for volunteers at the meets.

Hire Prices.

Our Standard Hire price is £10 per month with a £30 refundable deposit that is returned when we get the hired item back. Please see here for more details and other hire options.

Hire Terms and Conditions.

Our Standard terms and conditions of hire are here you will be asked to read and sign to say you accept these prior to hiring any item from Derby and Nottingham Sling Library, you will get a copy to take away with you too. If you want to read them in advance then they are here.


Babywearing safety is the top of all of our advice please have a look here for all the Babywearing safety and positioning advice available. Any questions please don't hesitate to ask us about safety and positioning.

Out of Meet Services

If you can't make one of the meets or want a 1 to 1 service then please have a look at the out of meet services, these range from a simple collection from my home all the way through to a private library session for you and your friends. Please have a look here for the prices and options available.

Postal Hire

If you can't make one of the meets and you would like a sling posted out to you we offer postal hire, where you let us know the slingthat you woulf like and we post it to you for the month and then you send it back. Please have a look here for the prices and options available.

Discount Clubs

We have a range of discount clubs where you can try a variety of options for a discounted prices or hire over a longer period of time. Please have a look here for the prices and options available.


We have links to the manufactures instructions of the slings and carriers that we have in the library here, Have a look to find what you have hired if you are struggling to find the instructions or with the sling or carrier please get in touch with us.