• What's On

There’s always something happening at the library. Regular programs provide activities for all ages, from children’s Storytime to book groups, author talks and knitting sessions. Our special events get bigger every year and you’re invited! Don’t miss our Artists’ Book Awards, chess and writing competitions, Zine Fairs and more.

Featured Events

There’s always something on at the library, with regular programs for everyone and special events to get involved in.

Regular Events

From baby bounce and story time to reading groups and knitting sessions, the library has regular events for everyone.
School Holiday Activities

School Holiday Activities

The library puts on fun activities for school-aged kids during the holidays. Be quick, activities book up fast!
Selected Artists' Book entries from the Manly Library Artists' Book Award 2017.

Artists' Book Award

Artists’ books are an art form, and every two years since 2011 Manly Library has held an Artists’ Book Award attracting entries from around the ...

Young Writers' Competition

It is our great pleasure to announce the finalists of the 2018 Northern Beaches Young Writers’ Competition. Over 580 stories were read and ...
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Subscribe to library events

Don't want to miss a thing? You can subscribe to our library events mailing list to receive email notifications about upcoming events at the library.

History Week Instagram Competition 2018

'Old things in my neighbourhood'  Capture what is old on the Northern Beaches. It could be a house, a shop, a tree, a letterbox or a doorknob. ...