Changes to services and facilities
We have changed our services in line with the current public health orders. Changes include temporary closures of face-to-face services including our customer service centres and libraries, please check the changes to services and facilities page for more information. We are still here to help you, check out our range of online services or call us on 1300 434 434.


Manly Library has seven public computers as well as printing, scanning and photocopying facilities available at reasonable prices

You can print from our public computers, a mobile device or laptop within the library or you can send your documents to print from home to collect at a time that’s good for you.


The entrance to Manly Library can be found on Market Place. The library has three levels with lift access available. Disability amenities are available on the ground floor and are located across from the library entrance.

Meeting rooms for hire 

Manly Library has a large community room available for hire that can accommodate up to 30 people (COVID safe capacity). The Shelly Room is also available for hire which can accommodate up to 15 people (COVID safe capacity). Please contact Manly Library if you wish to make a booking.

Due to operational requirements, the Ferry Room is unavailable. Bookings cannot be accepted until further notice.

Library Wi-Fi

The libraries have free Wi-Fi available. Select @beachescouncil Free Wi-Fi in your Wi-Fi network list to connect. 

Services and Programs

A Justice of the Peace is available fortnightly at Manly Library, on Mondays and Saturdays. Please see our JP calendar for times. No bookings are required for this service but we encourage you to call the library to confirm whether a volunteer JP is available on the day.

Regular children’s programs, including Story Time and Baby Bounce, are also held at Manly Library. Please see here for times. No bookings are required.

Local studies and family history

Manly Library is one of three branches with a dedicated local studies and family history area, located on Level 2. To arrange an appointment or make an enquiry with our team, please email or call 8495 5027 between 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

Contact information

8495 5023

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00-18:00
Friday: 9:00-17:00
Saturday: 10:00-16:00
Sunday: 11:00-16:00


1 Market Place
Manly NSW 2095
Map of Manly