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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

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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
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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
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02 9391 7999

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library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

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

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Paddington Library Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month (with the exception of January) at 6-7pm in the Paddington Library, Paddington Town Hall, Oxford Street, Paddington.

If you are interested in joining please contact Woollahra Libraries at libraryspaces@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Local cinema film nights are organised at regular book clubs meetings.

Books to be discussed in 2018

MonthAuthorTitle
FebruaryMark HenshawThe Snow Kimono
MarchGeraldine BrooksYear of Wonders
AprilRose TremainThe Gustav Sonata
MayAilsa PiperSinning Across Spain
JuneMargaret AtwoodThe Handmaids Tale
JulyMartin WalkerChildren of War
AugustWilliam DalrympleThe Return of a King
SeptemberRohinton MistryA Fine Balance
OctoberDominic SmithThe Last Painting of Sara de Vos
NovemberClive JamesUnreliable Memoirs
DecemberJulia BairdVictoria the Queen

Books discussed in 2017

MonthAuthorTitle
FebruaryLiane MoriartyBig Little Lies
MarchHelen MacDonaldH is for Hawk
AprilSarah HallThe Wolf Border
MayKaren Joy FowlerWe Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
JuneRose TremaineThe Road Home
JulyAlain de BottonThe Course of Love
AugustCharlotte WoodThe Natural Way of Things
SeptemberLauren GroffFates and Furies
OctoberGeraldine BrooksThe Secret Chord
NovemberAndy WeirThe Martian
DecemberIan McGuireSmart Water

Books discussed in 2016

MonthAuthorTitle
FebruaryIan McEwanAtonement
MarchChimamanda Ngozi AdichieAmericanah
AprilKate AtkinsonLife After Life
MayM. L. StedmanThe Light Between Oceans
JuneHelen GarnerThe First Stone
JulyEmily St John MandelStation Eleven
AugustHarper LeeTo Kill A Mockingbird & Go Set A Watchman
SeptemberAli SmithHow To Be Both
OctoberJerome K. JeromeThree Men and a Boat
NovemberPaul FischerA Kim Jong-Il Production
DecemberAravind AdigaThe White Tiger

Books discussed in previous years

YearAuthorTitle
2015Connie WillisBellweather
2015Jean RhysWide Sargasso Sea
2015Josephine TeyThe Daughter of Time
2015Marilynne RobinsonGilead
2015Thomas HardyFar From the Madding Crowd
2015Barbara TrapidoBrother of the More Famous Jack
2015Ursula Le GuinThe Dispossessed
2015Evie WyldAll the Birds, Singing
2015Alice MunroThe Love of a Good Woman
2015Julie MyersonThen
2015Iain PetersAn Instance of the Fingerpost
2014M L StedmanThe Light Between Oceans
2014Amy WaldmanThe Submission
2014Clive JamesThe Silver Castle
2014Hannah KentBurial Rites
2014Jhumpa LahiriThe Lowland
2014Henning MankellA Treacherous Paradise
2014Richard FlanaganThe Narrow Road to the Deep North
2014Graham GreeneOur Man In Havana
2014Markus ZusakThe Book Thief
2014Jaspreet SinghHelium
2013John SteinbeckEast of Eden
2013Simon MawerThe Glass Room
2013Ruth ParkThe Harp in the South
2013Malcolm KnoxThe Life
2013C J SansomDominion
2013David MaloufRansom
2013Graham GreeneThe Quiet American
2013Anna SebaThat Woman: the Life of Wallis Simpson
2013Linda JaivinThe Infernal Optimist
2012Daphne du MaurierRebecca
2012Arnold ZableViolin Lessons
2012Muriel BarberyThe Elegance of the Hedgehog
2012Kate GrenvilleThe Secret River
2012Stieg LarssonThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
2012Emma DonoghueRoom
2012Kathryn StockettThe Help
2012Marina MewyckaA Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
2012Stephenie MeyerTwilight
2012Robertson DaviesMurther & Walking Spirits
2012Helen GarnerThe First Stone
2011Mary Anne Shaffer & Annie BarrowsThe Guernsey Literary
2011Peter CareyParrot and Olivier in America
2011Kazuo IshiguroNever let me go
2011Jane AustenPersuasion
2011Howard JacobsonThe Finkler Question
2011Book of own choice
2011Damon GalgutIn a strange room
2011J. G. FarrellTroubles
2011Joseph HellerCatch-22
2011Vladimir NabokovLolita
2011Paul TordaySalmon fishing in the Yemen
2010Chimamanda AdichieHalf of a yellow sun
2010Nancy HoranLoving Frank
2010Amanda ForemanGeorgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
2010Evelyn WaughBrideshead revisited
2010Alex MillerLovesong
2010Giuseppe Tomasi de LampedusaThe Leopard
2010M J HylandThis is how
2010John FanteAsk the dust
2010Sarah WatersThe little stranger
2010Rebecca StottDarwin and the barnacle
2009Cunxin LiMao's last dancer
2009Geraldine BrooksPeople of the book
2009Helen GarnerThe spare room
2009Kate AtkinsonCase histories
2009Ian McEwanEnduring love
2009Khaled HosseiniA Thousand splendid suns
2009Barbara KingsolverThe Poisonwood bible
2009Mitch AlbomThe Five people you meet in heaven 
2009William P YoungThe Shack
2009Greg Mortenson & David Oliver RelinThree cups of tea
2009Aravind AdigaThe white tiger
2008Rachel SeiffertAfterwards
2008Ann PatchettBel Canto
2008Alice SeboldThe lovely bones
2008Tracy ChevalierGirl with a pearl earring
2008Audrey NiffeneggerThe time traveler's wife
2008Markus ZusakThe book thief
2008Elizabeth GilbertEat, pray, love

2008

Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth

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