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Woollahra Libraries are now open.

Normal opening hours apply.

To keep us all safe we are complying with the Public Health Orders for indoor venues.

  • All customers aged 16 and over must be fully vaccinated and you will be asked to present proof upon entry. Information on obtaining proof of vaccination can be found on the NSW Government website.
  • Under 16s who are not fully vaccinated must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated household member.
  • Check in and out of the Library using the Service NSW app for contact tracing purposes.
  • Mask-wearing is mandatory except for children under 12. If you cannot wear a face mask because of a disability, physical or mental health illness or condition, you must carry either a medical certificate or letter signed by a registered health practitioner (such as a doctor) or a registered NDIS provider or a statutory declaration.
  • Libraries will be operating at a 1 person per 4-square-metre capacity.
  • If you are feeling unwell, please stay home. Customers exhibiting signs of illness may be asked to leave.
  • Treat other customers and Library staff with courtesy and respect.

Programs and events will continue to be hosted online.

Our Select and Collect service is no longer in operation.


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


Monday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Closed on public holidays


02 9391 7999


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After Hours Returns Chute

Please note that you can return your items in our After Hours Returns Chute when Watsons Bay Library is closed. The chute is located to the left of the entrance doors and is silver in colour.

Getting here

By public transport

Watsons Bay Library is accessible by the following Sydney Bus routes: 324, 325, 380. Plan your trip at Transport NSW.

By car

Limited, free street parking is available on surrounding streets.

Wheelchair and pram access

Watsons Bay Library is wheelchair and pram-friendly, with level ramp access at the entrance, access to a disabled toilet and baby change table.