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Hours

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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Email
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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library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

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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library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Address

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

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Vaucluse Book Club meets on the last Friday of the month at 2:30pm at Mark Moran, 2 Laguna Street, Vaucluse.

Vaucluse Book Club is currently full. If you are interested in joining a waiting list, please contact Woollahra Libraries at libraryspaces@woollahra.nsw.gov.au, or by phone 9391 7931.

Books to be discussed in 2019

MonthAuthorTitle
JanuaryMin Jin LeePachinko
FebruaryGail HoneymanEleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
MarchMohsin HamidExit West
AprilGraeme Simsion & Anne BuistTwo Steps Forward
MayKamila ShamsieHome Fire
JuneAmor TowlesA Gentleman in Moscow
JulyMichelle Scott TuckerElizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World
AugustDominic SmithThe Last Painting of Sara De Vos
SeptemberMelissa AshleyThe Birdman’s Wife
OctoberSarah PerryThe Essex Serpent
November Own choice
December No meeting

Books discussed in 2018

AuthorTitle
Louis de Bernieres The Dust That Falls From Dreams
Kent Haruf Our Souls at Night
Evie Wyld All the Birds, Singing
Anne Enright The Green Road
Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge
Lisa McInerney Glorious Heresies
Khaled Hosseini And the Mountains Echoed
Marilynne Robinson Home

Books discussed in 2017

AuthorTitle
Joseph Conrad Lord Jim
Sarah Hall The Wolf Border
Joan London The Golden Age
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Americanah
Erik Larson Dead Wake
Tim Winton Island Home
Mark Henshaw The Snow Kimono
Elena Ferrante My Brilliant Friend
Tony Birch Ghost River
Barbara Vine The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
Geraldine Brooks The Secret Chord

Books discussed in 2016

AuthorTitle
Colm Toibin Nora Webster
Ian McEwan The Children Act
Siri Hustvedt The Blazing World
Dai Sijie Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Craig Sherborne Hoi Polloi
Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See
M. L. Stedman The Light Between Oceans
Favel Parrett Past the Shallows
Alix Christie Gutenberg's Apprentice
Stephan Zweig The World of Yesterday

Books discussed in 2015

AuthorTitle
George Eliot Middlemarch
Liane Moriarty Big Little Lies
Judy Nunn Maralinga
Rachel Joyce The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Graham Swift Wish You Were Here
Bob Reece Daisy Bates: Grand Dame of the Desert
Sheldon Vanauken A Severe Mercy
Jason Roberts A Sense of the World
Naguib Mahfouz Palace Walk
Graeme Simsion The Rosie Project

Books discussed in 2014

AuthorTitle
Michelle de Kretser Questions of Travel
Brendan Ward The Beethoven Obsession
Hannah Kent Burial Rites
Tim Flannery The Birth of Sydney
Lian Hearn The Storyteller and His Three Daughters
Margaret Drabble The Pure Gold Baby
Michael Frayn Skios
Anne Tyler Dinner At the Homesick Restaurant
Zadie Smith White Teeth
Mikhail Bulgakov The Master & Margarita

Books discussed in 2013

AuthorTitle
Paul Torday Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
John Banville Ancient Light

Books discussed in 2012

AuthorTitle
Nicole Mones The last Chinese chef
Najaf Mazari and Robert Hillman The rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif
Aravind Adiga The white tiger
Kyung-sook Shin Please look after Mother
Kathryn Stockett The help
Michael Ondaatje The English patient

Books discussed in 2011

AuthorTitle
Colum McCann Let the great world spin
Marry Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Hans Fallada Alone in Berlin
Muriel Barbery The elegance of the hedgehog

Books discussed in 2010

AuthorTitle
Mandy Sayer (ed) The Australian long story
Annette Gordon-Reed The Hemingses of Monticello
Greg Mortensen Three cups of tea
Michelle de Kretser The Hamilton case
Alexander McCall Smith The No. 1 Ladies detective agency
Isabel Allende The Sum of our days
Amy Tan The Bonesetter's daughter
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The purple hibiscus

Books discussed in 2009

AuthorTitle
Irene Nemirovsky David Golder
Markus Zusak The book thief
Simon Winchester The map that changed the world
Lloyd Jones Mr Pip
Li Cunxin Mao's last dancer
F. Scott Fitzgerald The great Gatsby
Harper Lee To kill a mockingbird
Robert Dessaix Choice of books by Robert Dessaix
Barack Obama Dreams from my father

Books discussed in 2008

AuthorTitle
Kate Grenville The secret river
Rose Tremain The road home
Mitch Albom Tuesdays with Morrie
Tim Winton Dirt music
David Malouf The great world
Helen Garner The Spare Room
Geraldine Brooks March
Simon Winchester Bomb, Book and Compass