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Situations Vacant

Two part-time positions available at the library                             


Shelving Assistant

Are you interested in books, reading and learning about library work?


A part time position to shelve books and assist with general duties from 9.00am – 1.00pm on Saturdays and from 3.30pm – 5.30pm afternoons, is available, specific days to be negotiated with the successful applicant. Additional hours and work during school holidays may become available.


This position would be ideal for someone interested in gaining work experience in a library environment.

Application Guidelines

Shelving Assistant Application Form

Shelving Assistant Job Description

Team Librarian – Part Time

Masterton District Library is a dynamic organisation operating shared services with SMART Libraries and delivering high-end public library, technology and web services to the Masterton Community. We are looking for someone who is excited about working in our organisation for 25 hours a week.

- Do you have public library experience?

- Do you hold a library qualification or are you willing to commit to studying for library related qualifications

- Are you self-motivated, willing to lead and play your part in team operations?

- Do you have exceptional computer and internet skills?

You could be the person we are looking for to contribute to our team, delivering quality public library services.

Application Guidelines

Application form Team Librarian

Team Librarian Job Description

Applications for both positions close at 4:00pm on Friday 13th February 2015.


Application forms, containing a position description are available from the Library Customer Service Desk, email or from the websites  or

Searching the library catalogue just became easier

You can now search the library catalogue with just the click of one button from anywhere on the web.

The "Check Library" bookmarklet lets you know whether a title is available at your library from bookstores and other websites across the web.

Check Libary <-- Drag this button to your toolbar.

How do I use it?

To use it, go to a book webpage and click the bookmarklet that is now in your browser's bookmarks bar.