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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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Double Bay NSW 2028

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Tuesday: 9:30am-6pm
Wednesday: 12pm-8pm
Thursday: 9:30am-6pm
Friday: 9:30am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm* 
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*Please note Paddington Library will be opening on Sundays on a trial basis commencing 20 January 2019.

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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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Watsons Bay Library
The Tea Gardens
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Watsons Bay NSW 2030

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Poets Picnic 2017

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The 2019 Poets’ Picnic was held on Tuesday 26 February was a wonderful evening to celebrate the event’s 30th anniversary.

The weather was clear and approximately 280 people came and listened to poetry under the stars.

Simon Marnie returned as emcee for his 18th year and The Hon. Gabrielle Upton read the first poem on the theme of Changes. The community thoroughly enjoyed seeing previous poets present as well as some new faces. Impressive performances were given by all, including local high school students from Ascham, Kambala, Kincoppal and Moriah’s College.

To mark 30 years of Poets’ Picnics, every attendee received a custom made cupcake. There was a great atmosphere enhanced by live jazz music, children’s games and activities, a light up '30' sign and delicious picnic food.

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Images from Poet's Picnic 2019 including poets Mark Tredennick, Fiona Wright, Holly Friedlander Liddicoat and Judith Beveridge

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