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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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Phone
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: 10am-4pm* 
Closed on public holidays

*Please note Paddington Library will be opening on Sundays on a trial basis commencing 20 January 2019.

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Phone
02 9391 7988

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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

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Address

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

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The Canonbury Cottage Book Club meets 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 a waitlist, please contact Woollahra Libraries at libraryspaces@woollahra.nsw.gov.au, or by phone 9391 7931.

Books to be discussed in 2019

MonthAuthorTitle
FebruaryBoris PasternakDr Zhivago
MarchElisabeth Asbrink1947 When Now Begins
AprilElizabeth GilbertThe Signature of All Things
MayColm ToibinThe Master
JuneMary LovellThe Mitford Girls
JulyMichael OndaatjeWarlight
AugustHelen MacdonaldH is for Hawk
SeptemberJulian LeatherdaleThe Opal Dragonfly
OctoberKamila ShamsieHome Fire
NovemberN/A
DecemberGail HoneymanEleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Books discussed in 2018

AuthorTitle
Elizabeth Bowen A House In Paris
William Boyd Any Human Heart
John Steinbeck Travels with Charley
Jane Harper The Dry
Eugene O'Neill Long Day's Journey Into Night
Anh Do The Happiest Refugee
Bill Browder Red Notice
Mary Lovell The Riviera Set
Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Dinah Jefferies The Tea Planters Wife
Frederick Backman A Man Called Ove

Books discussed in 2017

AuthorTitle
Karen Joy Fowler We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Rose Tremaine The Gustave Sonata
Curtis Sittenfeld Eligible
Tan Tan Neg The Garden of Evening Mists
Alain de Botton The Course of Love
Julian Barnes The Noise of Time
M. L. Steadman The Light Between Oceans
Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge
Bernadette Murphy Van Gogh's Ear
Albert Camus & Kamel Daoud The Stranger & The Meuresault Investigation

Books discussed in 2016

AuthorTitle
Peter Temple Truth
William Landay Defending Jacob
Joan London The Golden Age
Michael Ondaatje Running in the Family
Mark Henshaw The Snow Kimono
David Malouf Fly Away Peter
Darragh McKeon All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
Philip Roth The Human Stain

Books discussed in 2015

AuthorTitle
John Williams Stoner
Francine Prose Lovers at the Chameleon Club
Kathleen Tessaro The Perfume Collector
Ian McEwan The Children Act
Tea Obrecht The Tigers Wife
James McBride The Colour of Water
Margaret Atwood Blind Assassin
Patrick Deville Plague and Cholera
Azar Nafisi Reading Lolita in Tehran

Books discussed in 2014

AuthorTitle
Marcel Proust Swann's Way
Herman Koch The Dinner
Laura Hillenbrand Unbroken
Claire Messud The Woman Upstairs
Abraham Verghese Cutting for Stone
Rohinton Mistry A Fine Balance
Hannah Kent Burial Rites
Will Schwalbe The End of Your Life Book Club

Books discussed in 2013

AuthorTitle
Julian Barnes Sense of an Ending
Peter Godwin When the Crocodile Eats the Sun
Adele Ferguson Gina Reinhart
Anna Funder All That I Am
Irvin D. Yalom The Spinoza Problem
Evelyn Waugh Brideshead Revisited
Hilary Mantel An Experiment In Love
Wallace Stegner Crossing To Safety
Alan Bennett An Uncommon Reader

Books discussed in 2012

AuthorTitle
Peter Evans Nemesis
Penelope Lively The Photograph
Rachael Henning Letters of Rachel Henning
Paula McLain The Paris Wife
Margaret Forster Good Wives
Edmund de Waal The Hare with the Amber Eyes
Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast
Kader Abdolah The House of the Mosque
Fiona McGregor Indelible Ink

Books discussed in 2011

AuthorTitle
Lucy Wadham Secret Life of France
Tony Blair A Journey
Kathryn Stockett The Help
Louis de Bernières Birds Without Wings
Jeffrey Eugenides Middlesex
Jonathan Franzen Freedom
Paul Torday Salmon fishing in the Yemen
Damon Young Distraction
Hazel Rowley Franklin & Eleanor: an extraordinary marriage

Books discussed in 2010

AuthorTitle
T.C. Boyle The Women
Simon Winchester Bomb, Book and Compass
Greg Mortenson Three cups of tea
J. D. Salinger The catcher in the rye
Hilary Mantel Change of climate
Tobias Wolf Old school
Alex Miller Lovesong

Books discussed in 2009

AuthorTitle
Gregory David Roberts Shantaram
Nora Ephron I feel bad about my neck
Frances Osborne The Bolter
Mohsin Hamid Reluctant fundamentalist
Philip Roth Indignation
Geraldine Brooks People of the Book
Carlos Ruiz Zafon The angel's game
Mary Ann Shaffer The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society
Barack Obama Dreams of my father

Books discussed in 2008

AuthorTitle
Andrei Makine A life's music
Sattareh Farman-Farmaian Daughter of Persia
Edna Mazya The full catastrophe
Lionel Shriver We need to talk about Kevin
Mark Kurzem The mascot
Pat Barker Regeneration
Damon Galgut Good doctor
Margaret Atwood Cat's eye
Bryce Courtenay The persimmon tree

Books discussed in 2007

AuthorTitle
Nicole Krauss History of Love
Irene Nemirovsky Suite Francaise
Omar Nasiri Inside the Global Jihad
Ayn Rand The Fountainhead
Richard Dawkins The God Delusion
Markus Zusak The Book Thief
Kate Mosse Labyrinth

Books discussed in 2006

AuthorTitle
John Berendt The city of falling angels
Bem Le Hunt There, Where the Pepper Tree Grows
Irvin D. Yalom Schopenhauer Cure
Hazel Rowley Tete a Tete : Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Satre
Kate Grenville The Secret River
Dane Kennedy The highly civilized man : Richard Burton and the Victorian World
Bryce Courtenay Whitehorn : a novel of Africa

Books discussed in 2005

AuthorTitle
Patrick White Flaws in the glass: a self portrait
Ken Follett The Hammer of Eden
Irvin Yalom When Nietzsche Wept
Pat Cavenish O'Neill A Lion in the Bedrom
Michael Crichton State of Fear
Tim Winton Dirt Music
Lee Cunxin Mao's Last Dancer
Carlos Ruiz Zafon The Shadow of the Wind
Dan Brown Angels and Demons