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Membership is free. You can borrow books, use online resources or do your own research, all at no charge.

We keep our other charges to a minimum so all members of the community can access our services. Please note, these fees are reviewed annually and could change to align with the consumer price index and processing costs. 

To keep our community safe, we are now Cashless

General fees

  • Book Club Subscriptions - $65 per club per annum
  • Invigilation - $25 per hour
  • Family History Group Membership - $13.50 per annum
  • Program entry - various per person
  • Library merchandise - various per item

Photographs

  • Digital Photographs for commercial use - $55 per photo

Borrowings

  • Northern Beaches Council Inter-Library loan (item requested from another library service for transfer) - $3 per item
  • University/Corporate/TAFE or other non-public Library Network - at cost per item
  • Lost and damaged items - $6 per item plus replacement cost of item
  • Overdue items - 30c per item per day, up to $10 maximum per item
  • Transfer from another Northern Beaches Library - free per transfer if item is available
  • Reservation - $2.50 per reservation if item is out on loan or being processed

Printing and photocopying

Please note: Funds added to library membership cards for printing and photocopying are non-refundable.

  • Photocopy BW A4 - 20c per copy
  • Photocopy BW A3 - 40c per copy
  • Photocopy Colour A4 - $2.00 per copy
  • Photocopy Colour A3 - $3.00 per copy
  • Scanning - Free per scan (up to 50MB)
  • Commercial publications sale - various
  • Microfiche BW - 30c per copy

Room hire

The Glen Street Project Space, the Warringah Mall Meeting room, the Mona Vale Pelican room, the Dee Why Study room and the Manly Community room can be hired.  The other meeting rooms are required for COVID operational activity and not available for hire at this time. We’ll make all rooms available to you as soon as we can.

Booking cancellation - $30.00 per booking 

Not-for-profit 

Dee Why Library

  • Study Room - $8.00 per hour

Glen Street Library

  • Study Room (room 1 or 2) - $8.00 per hour
  • Project Space - $15.00

Manly Library

  • Ferry Room - $11.00 per hour
  • Shelly Room - $15.00 per hour 
  • Board Room - $11.00 per hour 
  • Community Room - $15.00 per hour 

Mona Vale Library

  • Beaton Room - $8.00 per hour 
  • Pelican Room - $15.00 per hour 

Warringah Mall Library

  • Meeting Room - $15.00 per hour 

Commercial

Dee Why Library

  • Study Room - $15.00 per hour

Glen Street Library

  • Study Room (1 or 2) - $15.00 per hour
  • Project Space - $30.00

Manly Library

  • Ferry Room - $22.00 per hour 
  • Shelly Room - $30.00 per hour
  • Board Room - $22.00 per hour
  • Community Room - $30.00 per hour

Mona Vale Library

  • Beaton Room - $15.00 per hour
  • Pelican Room - $30.00 per hour

Warringah Mall Library

  • Meeting Room - $30.00 per hour