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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: Closed
Closed on public holidays

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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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Join us as we explore our Local History and bring it to life through workshops, special events and exhibitions.

Our Local History Workshops are typically held at Double Bay Library on the first Thursday of each month, 10:30am-12:00pm.

  • Local History Session: “Ancestry” with your family

    Learn how to explore your family history using Ancestry and start your own family tree. Suitable for anyone school aged and above.

    Saturday 12 January 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Local History Session: “Ancestry” with your family

    Join Woollahra Libraries Local History staff to begin exploring Ancestrylibrary.com. Session designed for school age children to attend alongside an adult family member. Bring as many names, dates and locations as known to start your own family tree.

    Wednesday 16 January 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Local History Session: “Ancestry” with your family

    Join Woollahra Libraries Local History staff to begin exploring Ancestrylibrary.com. Session designed for school age children to attend alongside an adult family member. Bring as many names, dates and locations as known to start your own family tree.

    Saturday 9 February 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Discovering Council Minutes

    Join Woollahra Libraries Local History staff to explore the contents of Council Minutes. Online minutes from 2004-present, microfilm minutes onsite, and an introduction to searching on the Council Document Archives. Find out what your local government has discussed and decided since 1860!

    Saturday 9 March 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Discovering Council Minutes

    Join Woollahra Libraries Local History staff to explore the contents of Council Minutes. Online minutes from 2004-present, microfilm minutes onsite, and an introduction to searching on the Council Document Archives. Find out what your local government has discussed and decided since 1860!

    Wednesday 20 March 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Family History Online: searching your past via the internet

    Danielle Lautrec, Education Officer with the Society of Australian Genealogists, guides us through a hands-on computer workshop on researching our family origins through the free online resources at FamilySearch.

    Wednesday 3 April 2019, 10:30am-12:30pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay