Located at Avalon, Seaforth, Freshwater and Terrey Hills, the four Northern Beaches community libraries are run by dedicated volunteers. 

Join your community library today!

What's involved in a community library membership?

  • Items borrowed from your community library will need to be returned to the same library.
  • Northern Beaches Library cards and items are not accepted at community libraries except Avalon library. 
  • Community libraries are closed on public holidays. 

Avalon Community Library

Nestled in the heart of Avalon Village, Avalon Community Library has been providing library services to the community for over 35 years.


Balgowlah Seaforth Community Library

Located in a beautifully historic sandstone building, in the heart of Seaforth, the Balgowlah Seaforth Community Library has been providing library services for over 75 years. 


Harbord Community Library

Harbord Community Library can be found within the Harbord Literary Institute in Freshwater Village. It is run by a dedicated team of volunteers.


Terrey Hills Community Library

Terrey Hills Community Library is situated next to the Frank Beckman Reserve adjoining the shopping precinct.