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Tuesday: 9am-8pm
Wednesday: 9am-8pm
Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm
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Woollahra Library
Level 1, 451 New South Head Road
Double Bay NSW 2028

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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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Paddington Library
Paddington Town Hall
247 Oxford Street,
Paddington NSW 2021

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

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Join us in Woollahra Library at Double Bay as we explore our Local History and bring it to life through our workshops, special events and exhibitions.

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

  • Flags

    Learn about the role which flags have played throughout the ages with John Vaughan, ‘Australia’s leading authority on the design, etiquette, protocol and history of flags’.

    Thursday 1 March 2018, 10:30am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Municipal Council, 536 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 10 March 2018, 11:00am-11:30am ()

    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 21 March 2018, 11:00am-11:30am ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • War on the record

    Join us for a discussion of the records created by the First and Second World Wars – the routine and the unique.

    Thursday 5 April 2018, 10:30am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Searching TROVE

    Join Woollahra Libraries Local History staff to search TROVE. This National Library of Australia’s online resource contains millions of articles. Learn how to narrow keyword searches and explore why to modify text. Begin your journey of flipping through historic newspapers today!

    Saturday 14 April 2018, 11:00am-11:30am ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Searching TROVE

    Join Woollahra Libraries Local History staff to search TROVE. This National Library of Australia’s online resource contains millions of articles. Learn how to narrow keyword searches and explore why to modify text. Begin your journey of flipping through historic newspapers today!

    Wednesday 18 April 2018, 11:00am-11:30am ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Local History Walk: Watsons Bay Cultures & Stories

    Explore Watsons Bay’s cultural, natural, and historic heritage on foot. Walking shoes, hat and water recommended for this 2 hr tour beginning and ending at Watsons Bay Library.

    Wednesday 2 May 2018, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

  • Local History Walk: Watsons Bay Cultures & Stories

    Explore Watsons Bay’s cultural, natural, and historic heritage on foot. Walking shoes, hat and water recommended for this 2 hr tour beginning and ending at Watsons Bay Library.

    Saturday 5 May 2018, 2:00am-4:00am ()

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

  • Local History Saturday Session: Finding Local History Research Files

    After a brief presentation, come and browse through the Local History Research Files including the area’s streets, businesses, families, parks and schools.

    Saturday 12 May 2018, 11:00am-11:30am ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Local History Saturday Session: Finding Local History Research Files

    After a brief presentation, come and browse through the Local History Research Files including the area’s streets, businesses, families, parks and schools.

    Wednesday 16 May 2018, 11:00am-11:30am ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Sydney’s aboriginal story: Hidden in Plain View

    Paul Irish opens eyes to ‘a story which was there all along … that changes everything’ (Prof. Grace Karskens). Join us for an account of the enduring Aboriginal history of coastal Sydney, in a period when a resilient culture and people appeared to disappear from the record – seemingly ‘hidden in plain view.’

    Thursday 17 May 2018, 10:30am-11:30am ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

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