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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

Address

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: Closed
Closed on public holidays

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02 9391 7988

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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

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

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The Canonbury Cottage Book Club meets in the on the first Tuesday of the month from 2.30pm at Canonbury Cottage in McKell Park, 159 Darling Point Road, Darling Point.

Canonbury Cottage Book Club is currently full. If you are interested in joining the Canonbury Cottage Book Club, new members can join a waiting list by contacting Woollahra Libraries at libraryspaces@woollahra.nsw.gov.au, or by phone 9391 7931.

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Books to be discussed in 2018

MonthAuthorTitle
January Elizabeth Bowen A House In Paris
February William Boyd Any Human Heart
March John Steinbeck Travels with Charley
April Jane Harper The Dry
May Eugene O'Neill Long Day's Journey Into Night
June Anh Do The Happiest Refugee
July Bill Browder Red Notice
August Mary Lovell The Riviera Set
September Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North
October Dinah Jefferies The Tea Planters Wife
November Melbourne Cup  
December Frederick Backman A Man Called Ove

Books discussed in 2017

MonthAuthorTitle
February Karen Joy Fowler We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
March Rose Tremaine The Gustave Sonata
April Curtis Sittenfeld Eligible
May Tan Tan Neg The Garden of Evening Mists
June Alain de Botton The Course of Love
July Julian Barnes The Noise of Time
August M. L. Steadman The Light Between Oceans
September Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge
October Bernadette Murphy Van Gogh's Ear
November Melbourne Cup  
December Albert Camus & Kamel Daoud The Stranger & The Meuresault Investigation
Christmas Party 8 December 2017 

Books discussed in 2016

MonthAuthorTitle
February Peter Temple Truth
March William Landay Defending Jacob
April Joan London The Golden Age
May Michael Ondaatje Running in the Family
June Mark Henshaw The Snow Kimono
July David Malouf Fly Away Peter
August Darragh McKeon All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
September Philip Roth The Human Stain
October   Individual choice
November   Melbourne Cup
December   Christmas Party

Books discussed in previous years

YearAuthorTitle
2015 John Williams Stoner
2015 Francine Prose Lovers at the Chameleon Club
2015 Kathleen Tessaro The Perfume Collector
2015 Ian McEwan The Children Act
2015 Tea Obrecht The Tigers Wife
2015 James McBride The Colour of Water
2015 Margaret Atwood Blind Assassin
2015 Patrick Deville Plague and Cholera
2015 Azar Nafisi Reading Lolita in Tehran
2014  Marcel Proust Swann's Way
2014  Herman Koch The Dinner
2014  Laura Hillenbrand Unbroken
2014  Claire Messud The Woman Upstairs
2014  Abraham Verghese Cutting for Stone
2014  Rohinton Mistry A Fine Balance
2014  Hannah Kent Burial Rites
2014  Will Schwalbe The End of Your Life Book Club
2013 Julian Barnes Sense of an Ending
2013 Peter Godwin When the Crocodile Eats the Sun
2013 Adele Ferguson Gina Reinhart
2013 Anna Funder All That I Am
2013 Irvin D. Yalom The Spinoza Problem
2013 Evelyn Waugh Brideshead Revisited
2013 Hilary Mantel An Experiment In Love
2013 Wallace Stegner Crossing To Safety
2013 Alan Bennett An Uncommon Reader
2012 Peter Evans Nemesis
2012 Penelope Lively The Photograph
2012 Rachael Henning Letters of Rachel Henning
2012 Paula McLain The Paris Wife
2012 Margaret Forster Good Wives
2012 Edmund de Waal The Hare with the Amber Eyes
2012 Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast
2012 Kader Abdolah The House of the Mosque
2012 Fiona McGregor Indelible Ink
2011 Lucy Wadham Secret Life of France
2011 Tony Blair A Journey
2011 Kathryn Stockett The Help
2011 Louis de Bernières Birds Without Wings
2011 Jeffrey Eugenides Middlesex
2011 Jonathan Franzen Freedom
2011 Paul Torday Salmon fishing in the Yemen
2011 Damon Young Distraction
2011 Hazel Rowley Franklin & Eleanor: an extraordinary marriage
2010 T.C. Boyle The Women
2010 Simon Winchester Bomb, Book and Compass
2010 Greg Mortenson Three cups of tea
2010 J. D. Salinger The catcher in the rye
2010 Hilary Mantel Change of climate
2010 Tobias Wolf Old school
2010 Alex Miller Lovesong
2009 Gregory David Roberts Shantaram
2009 Nora Ephron I feel bad about my neck
2009 Frances Osborne The Bolter
2009 Mohsin Hamid Reluctant fundamentalist
2009 Philip Roth Indignation
2009 Geraldine Brooks People of the Book
2009 Carlos Ruiz Zafon The angel's game
2009 Mary Ann Shaffer The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society
2009 Barack Obama Dreams of my father
2008 Andrei Makine A life's music
2008 Sattareh Farman-Farmaian Daughter of Persia
2008 Edna Mazya The full catastrophe
2008 Lionel Shriver We need to talk about Kevin
2008 Mark Kurzem The mascot
2008 Pat Barker Regeneration
2008 Damon Galgut Good doctor
2008 Margaret Atwood Cat's eye
2008 Bryce Courtenay The persimmon tree
2007 Nicole Krauss History of Love
2007 Irene Nemirovsky Suite Francaise
2007 Omar Nasiri Inside the Global Jihad
2007 Ayn Rand The Fountainhead
2007 Richard Dawkins The God Delusion
2007 Markus Zusak The Book Thief
2007 Kate Mosse Labyrinth
2006 John Berendt The City of falling Angels
2006 Bem Le Hunt There, Where the Pepper Tree Grows
2006 Irvin D. Yalom Schopenhauer Cure
2006 Hazel Rowley Tete a Tete : Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Satre
2006 Kate Grenville The Secret River
2006 Dane Kennedy The highly civilized man : Richard Burton and the Victorian World
2006 Bryce Courtenay Whitehorn : a novel of Africa
2005 Patrick White Flaws in the glass: a self portrait
2005 Ken Follett The Hammer of Eden
2005 Irvin Yalom When Nietzsche Wept
2005 Pat Cavenish O'Neill A Lion in the Bedrom
2005 Michael Crichton State of Fear
2005 Tim Winton Dirt Music
2005 Lee Cunxin Mao's Last Dancer
2005 Carlos Ruiz Zafon The Shadow of the Wind
2005 Dan Brown Angels and Demons