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  • Regular Youth and Adult Events

All of our regular events are free. Unless indicated, no bookings are required.

Technology Drop-In sessions

Need help with laptops, tablets, mobile phones and emails? Youth volunteers will be available to give expert advice.

Forestville Library: Wednesdays 4 – 5pm

Manly Library: Weekdays 4 – 5pm

Mona Vale Library: Tuesdays 4 – 5pm & Fridays 3 - 4pm
Warringah Mall Library: Weekdays 4-5pm
During school terms only.
 
 
 

Tech Help

One-on-one tech tutorial sessions to help you navigate your tablet, computer or other smart device.

Manly Library
Enquiries: 9976 1720
 
 
 

Be Connected

Be Connected are free, interactive and engaging workshops for people of all ages. These sessions are designed to increase the confidence, skills and online safety of all Australians. From learning how to use a computer or tablet to boosting your productivity with Microsoft Office, learn to stay safe online and stay in touch with family and friends.

Dee Why Library: Fridays 12.30-1.30pm. Call 9942 2449 to book.
Glen Street Library: every second Wednesday, 11.30 - 12.30pm. Call 9452 3211 too book.
 

Movie Club

Enjoy free monthly screenings on the bigish screen at the library. Please pick up a flyer for film listings.

Manly Library: Last Wednesday of the month, 12 – 2pm
Mona Vale Library: Third Sunday of the month, 2 - 4pm
 

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons

Pick up a sword, grab some dice, and prepare for an adventure! Dungeons & Dragons is the world’s greatest fantasy role-playing game and is suitable for ages 12+. 

Whether you’re a veteran spell casting dragon-slayer or a first time player, step into the shoes of a hero and join a group at your library.

Dee Why Library: Second Saturday of the month, 10am - 1pm
Manly Library: First Sunday of the month, 1 - 4pm (group 1)
Manly Library: Third Sunday of the month, 1 - 4pm (group 2)
Mona Vale Library: Second Sunday of the month, 1 - 4pm (group 1)
Mona Vale Library: Fourth Sunday of the month, 1 - 4pm (group 2)
 
For more information on session bookings, email Youth.Librarian@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
 

Reading Groups

Our Reading Groups meet regularly to discuss a variety of themes and authors with a list of suggested titles shared each time for discussion at the next meeting. You can join a group that covers a variety of themes and genres.

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Family History Fridays

Discover your ancestors. Uncover your past! Have you ever wanted to learn more about your family’s history, but don’t know where to start? Tap into the experience of our Family History researchers who will help you learn more about your family using online tools like Ancestrylibrary.com.au and Find My Past.
 
Dee Why Library: Fridays 10am - 4pm
Bookings essential: 9942 2610

Boomerang Bags

Join in the fun at our working bee and meet the Manly Boomerang Bags team fighting the war on waste with innovation and creativity. You are welcome to drop by to help cut material, pin, stamp, fix, spread the word and be part of the community spirit which is tackling plastic pollution at its source.

Manly Library: Wednesdays 9.30-11.30am
No bookings required.
This is a community led program
 
 

Drop in & Knit

Help create colourful blankets for Wrap With Love Inc. Our library knitters have completed more than 850 blankets over the last six years! All levels of expertise in knitting, crocheting and sewing skills are welcome. Donations of 8ply yarn are also welcome.

Wrap with Love Inc. is a non-profit organisation that has sent more than 400,000 wraps to people in over 75 countries including Australia.

Glen Street Library: Tuesdays 1 - 3pm
Manly Library: Mondays 11am - 1pm (May - September)
Mona Vale Library: Fridays 10am–12pm
No bookings required.
This is a community led program
 

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