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Woollahra Libraries provides a comprehensive collection of magazines and newspapers both online and in print.


Members have free access from home to full colour, digital versions of popular magazines through Zinio.

Titles include Architectural Record, Elle, Esquire, Inside History, Inside Sport, Martha Stewart Living, National Geographic Traveler, PC & Tech Authority, Rolling Stone, Veranda and Wellbeing.

Back issues are available and there are no late fees as the magazine stays on your computer or mobile device until you delete it.

Print magazines

We have over 90 local and international magazines for loan including magazines in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

Titles include Architectural Review, Belle, Car, Country Life, Der Spiegel, Donna Hay, Good Health, Gramophone, Harpers Bazaar, Hello!, House & Garden, Mindfood, New Scientist, New York Review of Books, New Yorker, Paris Match, Real Living, Tatler, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Who, Wired and World of Interiors.

10 magazines can be borrowed for 3 weeks, and from our Fast Reads collection 5 magazines can be borrowed for one week.

To browse an alphabetical list of magazines or search for individual titles go to our catalogue magazine search.

Online databases

Your membership card also enables you to access from home and in the library full-text articles from thousands of magazines and newspapers using our online databases. These databases include:

  • Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre
  • MasterFILE Premier - international
  • Trove - historical digitised Australian newspapers
  • Sydney Morning Herald Digital Edition - available within your Woollahra local library only
  • Choice Online - available within your local Woollahra library only

Print newspapers

Available to read at your local library and are held for one week.

Double Bay Library

  • Age
  • Australian
  • Australian Financial Review
  • Australian Jewish News
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Guardian Weekly
  • Sun Herald
  • Sunday Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Wentworth Courier

Paddington Library

  • Australian
  • Australian Financial Review
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Wentworth Courier

Watsons Bay Library

  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Wentworth Courier