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Consistent with advice from NSW Health, it is a requirement for library visitors to wear a face mask for the duration of their visit.

Don’t forget…

  • Do not come to the Library if you are feeling unwell. Stay home and get tested.
  • Please maintain social distancing and good hand hygiene.
  • There is no casual seating available at any of the libraries. Food and drinks (other than bottle water) cannot be consumed in the libraries.
  • Please treat our staff with courtesy and respect.
  • Bring your library card, or join on arrival (with proof of address), to browse the collection and borrow items at the self-checkout kiosks, and to book computers and study spots.
  • All visitors need to 'check in' to Woollahra Libraries using the Service NSW app. For those who do not have a suitable device with them, Library staff will manually record names and contact numbers.
  • Bookable study spots are available at Woollahra Library at Double Bay in specified time slots for up to 3 hours per person per day.
  • Computer bookings are available for 45 minutes, 2 hours or 3 hours at Double Bay, Paddington and Watsons Bay.
  • Printers, photocopiers and scanners are available at all our libraries. You can also print from your device.
  • Limited PC and printing assistance can be provided, to ensure safe social distancing.
  • Returned items will remain on your card for 24 hours while they are quarantined.
  • Physical social distancing measures will remain in place.
  • All in-person events and programs are being held online. Recordings of past online events and children’s programs are available online.

Woollahra Libraries continues to ensure:

  • Hand sanitiser is available for customers upon entry and at key locations around each Library.
  • Bathrooms are well stocked with hand soap.
  • All hard surfaces are regularly cleaned throughout the day.
  • Study desks and computers are cleaned between bookings.

Have a question or suggestion? Ask the library

Woollahra Library at Double Bay

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

Phone: 02 9391 7100

Paddington Library*

Paddington Town Hall
247 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW 2021

Phone: 02 9391 7988

*Jointly funded with City of Sydney Council.

Watsons Bay Library

The Tea Gardens
8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay NSW 2030

Phone: 02 9391 7999