What's On at Manly Library

Special Events  

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Library Lovers' Day | Tues 14 Feb

Help us celebrate Library Lovers' Day in Mad Hatter Tea Party style.

Dress up. Or dress down. Partake in refreshments, and let us know why you love your library.

3.30pm | FREE | All Welcome | No Bookings Required

Midday Matinee  

Midday Matinee 'Have you read the book?'

For film title details check out Manly Library's What's On flyer available from within Manly Library or call on 9976 1747. Various feature films shown, from the classics to the lastest releases. 

Wed 1, 8, 15 & 22 Feb | 12noon | FREE | No Bookings Required

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Northern Beaches Council presents Adult Summer Reading Guide 2016-2017 | 1 Dec 2016 – 28 Feb 2017

Enjoy an abundance of summer reading! Discover a wonderful range of reading to make your summer even more enjoyable. Try something new with Adult Summer Reading Book Bingo to go into the draw to win a voucher or book prize. Copies of the 2016-17 Adult Summer Read Guide and Book Bingo entry form are available at any of the six Northern Beaches Council Libraries.

Regular Programmes

Tech Time  

Tech Time

Need help navigating your way round your new tablet, eReader or smartphone? Want to learn how to use the internet or word processing? One on one Tech Tutoring is available at Manly Library for FREE and by appointment only. To make a booking contact the library on 9976 1743


Book Discussion Group | Wed 8 Feb

February Topic: Better Reading's 2016 Top 100, focus on Aussie Authors

Every month Manly Library holds an informal book discussion group dedicated to the pleasure of reading.

6pm | FREE | All Welcome | No Bookings Required

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Reading Science at Manly Library | Wed 15 Feb

Feb Book: GUT: the inside story of our body's most under-rated organ by Giulia Enders

Fascinated by science? You are invited to join us to read and discuss recent scientific developments and other areas of popular science. Everyone will have the opportunity to share ideas. 

6pm | FREE | All Welcome | No Bookings Required

baby Bounce and Rhyme  

Baby Bounce & Rhyme | Wed 1, 8, 15 & 22 Feb 
Enjoy sharing songs and rhymes with your baby in an interactive and stimulating environment.  

For babies aged 3-18 months.

10.30am | FREE | No Bookings Required

Toddler Time  

Toddler Time | Mon 30 Jan, 6, 13, 20 & 27 Feb

Come along and join this interactive program of singing, actions, rhymes and stories.

10.30am | Mondays during school term | FREE | No Bookings Required

Storytime   Pre-School Storytime | Tues 31 Jan, 7, 14 21 & 28 Feb and Thurs 2, 9, 16 & 23 Feb 

Come along and enjoy stories, songs and craft for pre-school children aged 3-5 years old.

10.30am | Tuesdays & Thursdays during school term | FREE | No Bookings Required


Wednesday Club  

Wednesday Club | Wed 1, 8, 15 & 22 Feb 
Come along to weekly afterschool activities with a focus on recycled materials and environmental sustainability.

3:45 – 4:45pm | FREE | Ages 8-12yrs | Registrations 9976 1747



Young Adult Book Club | Tues 14 Feb

Are you a high school student on the Northern Beaches? Do you LOVE TO READ and meet people your own age? Why not join the Manly Library Young Adult Book Club! You get to keep the books you read and it's free.

4-5pm | FREE | High School Students | Enquiries 9976 1731


Performance Club | Tues 28 Feb

Play, Act, Sing, Dance, Satrise! A performance group for Northern Beaches High School students who would like the opportunity to perform in front of contemporaries.

4-5pm | FREE | High School Students | Enquiries 9976 1731