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Temporary closure of Woollahra Libraries

Woollahra Library at Double Bay, Paddington Library and Watsons Bay Library are temporarily closed to help protect our community from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

All books currently on loan will be extended until 1 May. We will not be charging any late fees during this time. We encourage you to stay home.

All our events are currently suspended. If you have registered to attend an event you will receive notification via an email or phone call. Any purchased tickets will be refunded.

We know our libraries are a much loved part of our community, and we want you to know there are a number of ways you can stay connected to our libraries during this time of physical distancing.

Use your library membership and enjoy our free online resources. You can download or stream a great range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eFilms, eMusic and eMagazines by logging in with your member number and password.

Our friendly staff are available to answer any of your queries between 9am and 5pm weekdays. Call 9391 7100 or email library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

For updates on Woollahra Council’s response to COVID-19 and changes to our services, please see what we are doing to support the community and businesses.

Address

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

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

Contact

Phone
02 9391 7988

Email
library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Have a question or suggestion? Ask the library

After Hours Return Chute

Please note that you can return your items in our After Hours Returns Chute when Paddington Library is closed. The chute is located near the glass door entrance.

Member Services

Customers of Paddington Library can now add funds to their library account, manage computer bookings and print from any location online using a system called 'Monitor'. Please note, Monitor is currently only available at Paddington Library and Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Reload your account

Library members can now easily login* and pay for library services such as printing and fines by transferring funds to their account by Mastercard or Visa. Alternatively, you can visit the in-library kiosk to use coins, cash or bank cards.

Book a computer

Login with your Library membership details* to reserve a computer at Paddington or Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Print from your computer or device

Library members can now send documents to be printed at Paddington Library or Woollahra Library at Double Bay from any location using an internet-enabled device such as a laptop, smartphone, iPad or tablet. Simply login*, follow the prompts, then when you arrive at the library you will have the option to set printing options such as two-sided and number of copies before printing.

*Please note, your default password is your date of birth ddmmyy.

Getting here

By public transport

Paddington Library is accessible by the following Sydney Bus routes: 333, 380, 352. Plan your trip at Transport NSW.

By car

Limited, free street parking is available on surrounding streets.

Wheelchair and pram access

Paddington Library is wheelchair and pram-friendly, with ramp access at the entrance and a disabled toilet.