• Manly Mayor and Alderman with 1924 Olympic Champions Nick Winter, Boy Charlton and Dick Eve. Courtesy of Manly Library Local Studies

Our highly experienced local studies staff have a huge amount of knowledge on the history of the Northern Beaches. They manage a large collections of photographs, maps, plans, oral histories and ephemera relating to the area.

The Local Studies/Family History team are available at Dee Why, Mona Vale and Manly Library between 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. For detailed enquires and research, arrange an appointment by emailing with as much detail as you can provide or call 8495 5027.