What's On at Manly Library

Special Events  

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Manly Library Artists' Book Award 2017 at The Creative Space, 105 Abbott Rd, Nth Curl Curl, 2099.

View the wonderful array of artists' book in this exhibition of Manly Library's Artists' Book Award for 2017..

Opening Night: Thurs 30 March 6pm at The Creative Space

Exhibition: Fri 31 Mar – Sun 2 Apr, 10am - 4pm at the Creative Space

Midday Matinee  

Midday Matinee 'Conflict'

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 & 29 Mar | 12noon | FREE | No Bookings Required

2017 Autumn School Holiday Events


Easter Egg Decorating Competition

Decorate and egg for a chance to win great prizes! Pick up an entry form from your local Northern Beaches Council Library Branch.

Sat 1 Apr - Thu 20 Apr | Ages 4-12yrs

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Autumn School Holiday Activities

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 Mar

March Topic: Conflict

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 March

March Book: The Gene: an Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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 & 29 Mar
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 Mar

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 7, 14 21 & 28 Mar and Thurs 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Mar

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, 29 Mar
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 Mar

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 Mar

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