Joining the library

A Northern Beaches Library membership is free, giving you free access to a large collection of books, movies and music as well as our eCollection.

Library locations and opening hours

Find the contact number, address and opening hours for all our library branches.

Branch facilities

Learn more about the facilities and services offered at each branch.

Disability and inclusion

The Library strives to provide accessible and inclusive services for people with disabilities.

Meeting rooms for hire

Northern Beaches Libraries have rooms available for hire to hold a meeting or activity. 

Special collections

Discover some of our special collections.

Library app

Access your library anywhere, at any time with the Northern Beaches Library app.

Community libraries

There are four community libraries across the Northern Beaches at Avalon, Seaforth, Freshwater and Terrey Hills.

Fees and Charges

While most library services are free, some services and facilities have associated fees and charges.
Placing a suggestion for purchase

Suggest an item for our collection

Your suggestions are important to us. Let us know what you think should be added to the collection by making a suggestion for purchase.

Volunteer at the Library

Volunteers come from all backgrounds and play a vital and valuable role in contributing to our community.

Library FAQs

Our FAQs are here to answer questions you might have about the Northern Beaches Libraries.

Library news

Stay up to date with the latest news from your Northern Beaches Libraries.

The Creative Library

A space to learn, teach, explore and create.