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Poets' Picnic 2016

Poets' Picnic 

Grab a rug, pack a picnic and celebrate poetry under the stars by Sydney Harbour!

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Welcome to Woollahra Libraries

Join the Library!

Get free access to our wonderful collections and full range of benefits and services.

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Sign up for Library e-newsletters

Sign up to our Library e-newsletters

Find out the latest news from our libraries, event highlights, new books, reviews, author interviews, giveaways and more. 

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Download an eMagazine

New eMagazines now available

Have you tried an eMagazine yet? Twenty new titles have just been added to our collection!

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Library locations and contact details

Find out the address, contact details and opening hours for Double Bay Central Library, Paddington Library, Watsons Bay Library and the Local History Centre.


Information about becoming a member of the Woollahra Library and Information Service and what you can do once you are a member.

Online library

Find out about some of the ways Woollahra Library and Information Service is using new technologies to communicate with library users.

Readers advice

Woollahra Library and Information Service's subject specialisation is Australian and English literature. This means that we collect extensively in these areas compared with other Sydney public libraries.

Library collections

Woollahra Library and Information Service has a large range of materials for adults and children including fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, DVDs, audio books and CD.

Library services

Services available at Woollahra Library and Information Services include inter-library loans, access to computers, photocopying and the Home Library Sevice.

Finding information

Use the library catalogue, online databases and community directories to assist you with a particular item, subject or information request at Woollahra Library and Information Service.

Children's services

Woollahra Library and Information Service Children's Library provides information about books, links to help you with your homework projects, fun and games, and information for parents and teachers.

Youth services

Woollahra Library and Information Service has many resources for students. Our collection includes books that can help you with your study, time management and essay skills.

Local history

The Local History Centre is part of the Woollahra Library and Information Service and is open to the public. Local history staff are available throughout opening hours to assist you with your enquiry.


The Woollahra Library and Information Service hosts a range of events and activities either directly or with the assistance of the Woollahra Library Friends.

Woollahra Library Friends

The Woollahra Library Friends was established in 2000 to promote the library service, to provide its members with stimulating book related events to enjoy with other book lovers and to provide a community forum to discuss Library related issues.

Book clubs

Woollahra Library and Information Service has five book clubs that caters for the recreational and leisure reading of the residents.


Woollahra Libraries are seeking volunteers for a variety of roles in the new Library including events, local history, customer service and more.

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