Information Services

The Information Desk is staffed by a librarian who can assist you with all your queries.

It is located on the first floor. For further information contact us on (02) 9976 1743, in person, or via email

Computer assistance

Free tuition

The Library offers 1 hour basic computer tutoring sessions conducted by volunteer tutors. To book a tutorial session, visit the Information Desk on level one or call (02) 9976 1743.

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Online computer tutorials

Manly Library offers a great range of self paced computer lessions through Dynamic Learning on the following:

  • Introduction to Computer Technology
  • Using and searching the Internet
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Setting up email accounts
  • Windows 7
  • Social Network Training (Twitter, Facebook, Blogging)

To access Dynamic Learning you will need your library card to create an account.

Drug Information @ Your Library

The Drug Information @ Your Library provides a broad range of drug information including:-

  • A-Z on specific drugs
  • Government policy and initiatives
  • Information to assist parents and families in dealing with drug issues
  • Information for people who know someone who uses drugs
  • Information in community languages
  • Information on local services
  • Access Drug Information @ Your Library

Find Legal Answers

The Centre is home to a wide range of legal information, from simple guides and pamphlets, through to more complex material, but does not give advice. Some of the Legal Information Access Center’s holdings include:-

Inter library loans/Document delivery

An express service at cost is provided for document delivery, as well as a standard service - at a very reasonable rate.
For more information contact the the Information Services Officer on (02) 9976 1726 or via email .

Literacy Collections

The Literacy Collection contains a range of materials that can help if you want to improve your English language and numeracy skills. The collection also contains up to date IELTS examinations, as well as comprehensive courses at all levels comprising class work and self study.

All literacy resources are identified with the READ prefix on level one or in the Children's library.

IELTS assistance is also available online and accessible from home:

•    Road to IELTS - General
•    Road to IELTS - Academic