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536 New South Head Road, Double Bay NSW 2028

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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

Note: We're opening for extended hours during the HSC Trial period from 1 July – 17 August.

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02 9391 7100

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Woollahra Library
Level 1, 451 New South Head Road
Double Bay NSW 2028


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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02 9391 7988

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


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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02 9391 7999

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

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Woollahra Libraries are seeking volunteers for a variety of roles in the new Double Bay Library. Opportunities exist in the following areas:

General Library Services

Various opportunities exist to support our libraries and provide excellent customer service, including:

  • Shelving and tidying library collections
  • Locating missing or reserved items
  • Assisting customers with technology
  • Data entry
  • Writing book reviews

Welcome Ambassador

Support customers of the new Double Bay Library to feel comfortable within the new library design. As a Welcome Ambassador you will enhance our service by greeting visitors, providing directions and assisting with events. Key tasks include:

  • Meeting and welcoming library guests and customers
  • Assisting with directional enquiries
  • Providing general information

Justice of the Peace

The Justice of the Peace volunteer will provide an accessible Justice of the Peace service to the Woollahra community. For this role, located within the library, you will need to be a certified Justice of the Peace. Key tasks include:

  • Witnessing oaths
  • Signatures
  • Affidavits
  • Statutory declarations
  • Certifying documents

IT Assistant

Can you provide excellent customer service across all Library service points and assist customers with various aspects of information technology? Volunteers in this role will need to demonstrate excellent computer knowledge, strong customer service skills and be comfortable using portable devices and social media. Key tasks include:

  • Assisting customers with IT difficulties
  • Leading IT assistance workshops
  • Attending regular library volunteer meetings

Library Events and Programs

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to get experience in event style work. Key tasks include:

  • The opportunity to contribute to events or programs such as facilitate small group discussions or learning groups, or support children's or youth sessions
  • Assisting in the lead up to events with planning, ideas and promotion
  • Assisting with the set up and running of an event

Home Library Service

Support those in the community unable to use the library service due to physical disability, ageing or illness with:

  • Book selection
  • Home deliveries
  • Social visits

Local History

The Library collects, maintains and preserves records relating to the history and heritage of our area. The role of the volunteer would be to assist the Local History Librarians maintain the collection with duties such as:

  • Sorting and filing local history material
  • Assisting with the digitisation project

If you love libraries, people or events and are looking for work experience, or simply wish to give back to the community, then we’d like to hear from you!

View the Position Description Booklet.

To register your interest, please complete and return the Application Form.

For more information please read our Volunteer Policy or contact the Library Volunteer Coordinator on 9391 7115.

Volunteering opportunities also exist at Woollahra Council and in our local area.

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