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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
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Woollahra Library
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Tuesday: 9:30am-6pm
Wednesday: 12pm-8pm
Thursday: 9:30am-6pm
Friday: 9:30am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: Closed
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Paddington Library
Paddington Town Hall
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Paddington NSW 2021

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Wednesday: 12pm-7pm
Thursday: 9:30am-5pm
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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 Jenn Martin at jenn.martin@woollahra.nsw.gov.au, or by phone 9391 7931.

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Books to be discussed in 2018

MonthAuthorTitle
JanuaryElizabeth BowenA House In Paris
FebruaryWilliam BoydAny Human Heart
MarchJohn SteinbeckTravels with Charley
AprilJane HarperThe Dry
MayEugene O'NeillLong Day's Journey Into Night
JuneAnh DoThe Happiest Refugee
JulyBill BrowderRed Notice
AugustMary LovellThe Riviera Set
SeptemberJ.M.G. Le ClezioWandering Star
OctoberDinah JefferiesThe Tea Planters Wife
NovemberMelbourne Cup 
DecemberFrederick BackmanA Man Called Ove

Books discussed in 2017

MonthAuthorTitle
FebruaryKaren Joy FowlerWe Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
MarchRose TremaineThe Gustave Sonata
AprilCurtis SittenfeldEligible
MayTan Tan NegThe Garden of Evening Mists
JuneAlain de BottonThe Course of Love
JulyJulian BarnesThe Noise of Time
AugustM. L. SteadmanThe Light Between Oceans
SeptemberElizabeth StroutOlive Kitteridge
OctoberBernadette MurphyVan Gogh's Ear
NovemberMelbourne Cup 
DecemberAlbert Camus & Kamel DaoudThe Stranger & The Meuresault Investigation
Christmas Party 8 December 2017 

Books discussed in 2016

MonthAuthorTitle
FebruaryPeter TempleTruth
MarchWilliam LandayDefending Jacob
AprilJoan LondonThe Golden Age
MayMichael OndaatjeRunning in the Family
JuneMark HenshawThe Snow Kimono
JulyDavid MaloufFly Away Peter
AugustDarragh McKeonAll That Is Solid Melts Into Air
SeptemberPhilip RothThe Human Stain
October Individual choice
November Melbourne Cup
December Christmas Party

Books discussed in previous years

YearAuthorTitle
2015John WilliamsStoner
2015Francine ProseLovers at the Chameleon Club
2015Kathleen TessaroThe Perfume Collector
2015Ian McEwanThe Children Act
2015Tea ObrechtThe Tigers Wife
2015James McBrideThe Colour of Water
2015Margaret AtwoodBlind Assassin
2015Patrick DevillePlague and Cholera
2015Azar NafisiReading Lolita in Tehran
2014 Marcel ProustSwann's Way
2014 Herman KochThe Dinner
2014 Laura HillenbrandUnbroken
2014 Claire MessudThe Woman Upstairs
2014 Abraham VergheseCutting for Stone
2014 Rohinton MistryA Fine Balance
2014 Hannah KentBurial Rites
2014 Will SchwalbeThe End of Your Life Book Club
2013Julian BarnesSense of an Ending
2013Peter GodwinWhen the Crocodile Eats the Sun
2013Adele FergusonGina Reinhart
2013Anna FunderAll That I Am
2013Irvin D. YalomThe Spinoza Problem
2013Evelyn WaughBrideshead Revisited
2013Hilary MantelAn Experiment In Love
2013Wallace StegnerCrossing To Safety
2013Alan BennettAn Uncommon Reader
2012Peter EvansNemesis
2012Penelope LivelyThe Photograph
2012Rachael HenningLetters of Rachel Henning
2012Paula McLainThe Paris Wife
2012Margaret ForsterGood Wives
2012Edmund de WaalThe Hare with the Amber Eyes
2012Ernest HemingwayA Moveable Feast
2012Kader AbdolahThe House of the Mosque
2012Fiona McGregorIndelible Ink
2011Lucy WadhamSecret Life of France
2011Tony BlairA Journey
2011Kathryn StockettThe Help
2011Louis de BernièresBirds Without Wings
2011Jeffrey EugenidesMiddlesex
2011Jonathan FranzenFreedom
2011Paul TordaySalmon fishing in the Yemen
2011Damon YoungDistraction
2011Hazel RowleyFranklin & Eleanor: an extraordinary marriage
2010T.C. BoyleThe Women
2010Simon WinchesterBomb, Book and Compass
2010Greg MortensonThree cups of tea
2010J. D. SalingerThe catcher in the rye
2010Hilary MantelChange of climate
2010Tobias WolfOld school
2010Alex MillerLovesong
2009Gregory David RobertsShantaram
2009Nora EphronI feel bad about my neck
2009Frances OsborneThe Bolter
2009Mohsin HamidReluctant fundamentalist
2009Philip RothIndignation
2009Geraldine BrooksPeople of the Book
2009Carlos Ruiz ZafonThe angel's game
2009Mary Ann ShafferThe Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society
2009Barack ObamaDreams of my father
2008Andrei MakineA life's music
2008Sattareh Farman-FarmaianDaughter of Persia
2008Edna MazyaThe full catastrophe
2008Lionel ShriverWe need to talk about Kevin
2008Mark KurzemThe mascot
2008Pat BarkerRegeneration
2008Damon GalgutGood doctor
2008Margaret AtwoodCat's eye
2008Bryce CourtenayThe persimmon tree
2007Nicole KraussHistory of Love
2007Irene NemirovskySuite Francaise
2007Omar NasiriInside the Global Jihad
2007Ayn RandThe Fountainhead
2007Richard DawkinsThe God Delusion
2007Markus ZusakThe Book Thief
2007Kate MosseLabyrinth
2006John BerendtThe City of falling Angels
2006Bem Le HuntThere, Where the Pepper Tree Grows
2006Irvin D. YalomSchopenhauer Cure
2006Hazel RowleyTete a Tete : Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Satre
2006Kate GrenvilleThe Secret River
2006Dane KennedyThe highly civilized man : Richard Burton and the Victorian World
2006Bryce CourtenayWhitehorn : a novel of Africa
2005Patrick WhiteFlaws in the glass: a self portait
2005Ken FollettThe Hammer of Eden
2005Irvin YalomWhen Nietzsche Wept
2005Pat Cavenish O'NeillA Lion in the Bedrom
2005Michael CrichtonState of Fear
2005Tim WintonDirt Music
2005Lee CunxinMao's Last Dancer
2005Carlos Ruiz ZafonThe Shadow of the Wind
2005Dan BrownAngels and Demons
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