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Monday: 9am-8pm
Tuesday: 9am-8pm
Wednesday: 9am-8pm
Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm
Closed on public holidays

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02 9391 7100

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library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

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Woollahra Library
Level 1, 451 New South Head Road
Double Bay NSW 2028

Hours

Monday: 9:30am-6pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-6pm
Wednesday: 12pm-8pm
Thursday: 9:30am-6pm
Friday: 9:30am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm* 
Closed on public holidays

*Please note Paddington Library will be opening on Sundays on a trial basis commencing 20 January 2019 and finishing at the end of December 2019.

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Phone
02 9391 7988

Email
library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Address

Paddington Library
Paddington Town Hall
247 Oxford Street,
Paddington NSW 2021

Hours

Monday: 2pm-5pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-5pm
Wednesday: 12pm-7pm
Thursday: 9:30am-5pm
Friday: 2pm-5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Closed on public holidays

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Phone
02 9391 7999

Email
library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Address

Watsons Bay Library
The Tea Gardens
8 Marine Parade
Watsons Bay NSW 2030

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This information has been provided by the Local History Centre and the Woollahra History and Heritage Society.

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UIG LODGE - 29 Wentworth Street, Point Piper. Imposing mansion built c. 1900 on a portion of the 1899 Subdivision of Woollahra Point Estate. The first occupant was Lachlan Beaton, a founding member of the Royal Sydney Golf Club and Commissioner to the Sydney Harbour Trust.

From 1913 to 1917, it was occupied by the Hon. George F. Earp, prominent merchant, Director of the Benevolent Society and member of the NSW Legislative Assembly. It was owned and occupied by the Rutherford Family (of Cobb and Co.) from 1917 till 1960, then by Sydney publishing identity Ezra Norton till 1976. From 1976 till 1997 it was the home of Aldur Koljo, Consul-General of Estonia in Sydney.