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Events

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

Writers and Readers

The Woollahra Library's Writers & Readers series is an exciting program of literary talks featuring local and international authors.

Book Fair

The Woollahra Library Book Fair is held once a year in May.

The Poets' Picnic

The Poets' Picnic, which takes place every February, is a free twilight poetry reading in the Blackburn Gardens next to the Double Bay Central Library.

Children's events

Storytime, Rhyme Time, Kids Club are held at the Double Bay Central, Paddington and Watsons Bay Libraries.

Youth Photographic Award

Woollahra Council invites young photographers and film makers to enter the annual Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize.

Ride the HSC Wave Lecture Series

Each year Woollahra Library participates in Ride the HSC Wave lecture series with the Eastern Suburbs Library Cooperative: Woollahra Library, Waverley Library, Randwick Library and Botany Bay Library.

Tea Topics

Tea Topics is a series of free information and general interest talks held in the daytime in various venues.

Local Writers' Word Festival

Every year the Woollahra Library & Information Service hosts a Local Writers' Word Festival. The Festival features seminars on writing and publishing as well as readings and interviews with selected local writers.The Library invites submissions from small-press or self-published authors of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, living in the Woollahra Municipality or neighbouring municipalities to be part of this event.

55+ Club

Open to library members aged 55 years and over, the 55+ Club is held at Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries once a month.

Join us for a chat and a cup of tea while viewing our new books before they hit the shelf. Meet new people, discuss world events and enjoy morning tea and exclusive use of the library for one hour a month.