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Library Officer - St Leonards Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jillian Yau or Karen Mitchell
Contact Number
(02) 9911 3634
Lane Cove Council, NSW


Library Officer - St Leonards Library

Lane Cove, Australia | Reference: 6550046

  • Permanent Part-Time
  • 25 hours per week (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)
  • Great team

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Library Officer to join our team.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburbs have a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" services and facilities to the community whilst ensuring a sustainable future.

If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

This role will assist in the provision of quality customer service at Lane Cove and St Leonards Libraries. You will be responsible for delivering Storytime and Baby Bounce sessions, School Holiday programs and special events.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Diploma of Library/Information Services or equivalent Library qualification
  • Demonstrated commitment to high level customer service
  • Proven knowledge of relevant library technologies and equipment, e.g makerspace equipment, databases and eResources
  • Demonstrated storytelling skills
  • Ability to work shifts in the evening and on the weekend, as required

What we Offer

We hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds maintaining always that inclusion and diversity lie at the heart of what we do. For those who join us we offer:

  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including:
    • flexible work practices aimed at achieving work/life balance
    • an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships
  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities

To Apply

Click on the "apply now" button to be redirected to our careers page where you can download and read a copy of the Position Description and address the selection criteria in your online application.

For further information about the role, please contact Jillian Yau or Karen Mitchell on (02) 9911 3634.

Salary range - Up to $88K per annum (pro rata) (incl super) dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate.


This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised. As part of our pre-employment process, preferred candidates are required to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination status.

Applications Close: 11 March 2024

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Digital Literacy Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Heidi Babatsikos 
Contact Number
T: (03) 9541 3120 or E: 
City of Monash Council, VIC


Digital Literacy Librarian

Part Time

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Job no: 494860

  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity (28 hours per week)
  • Salary from $76,873 pro rata per annum + Superannuation
  • Based at Clayton Library with the opportunity to work at other City of Monash locations

About the Position:

The Digital Literacy Librarian is responsible for developing and delivering a range of library services and programs with a focus on digital literacy and confidence using technology to support the Monash community. We're looking for someone with an awareness of emerging technologies, confidence in navigating the digital landscape, and a passion for helping diverse community members navigate through digital divide.

The incumbent will also work as part of the customer service team providing an efficient and effective library and information service to meet the library needs of the Monash community across our library branches, including evening and weekend shifts.

About You:

  • A tertiary degree qualification in Librarianship, Information Management or related discipline and eligibility for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA); 
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, provision and evaluation of training and learning programs and support and develop a range of community programs to increase library engagement; 
  • Proven and current knowledge of technology including online resources, mobile devices, social media applications and emerging technologies and their application to achieve community outcomes; 
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service excellence, including experience to dealing with difficult customers; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to collaborate as part of a team;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise and complete work to a high standard, within set timelines and with competing priorities; 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in reporting and program planning, including well-developed storytelling skills;

Requirements of the position:

  • A current and valid Victorian Drivers Licence;
  • Working with Children Check (Employee);
  • Satisfactory National Police Check;
  • Other pre-employment checks may be required depending on the role requirements; and 
  • All applicants are required to be legally entitled to work in Australia. 


As a City of Monash employee, your personal and professional development is a key focus. You will have access to:

  • Vibrant health and well-being programs;
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family;
  • Supportive and accessible management;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Training and development opportunities; and
  • Discounted gym memberships at our Active Monash Recreation Centres.

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your experience and how it relates to the role.

Applications close Sunday 10 March 2024 at 11:55pm.


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Heidi Babatsikos on (03) 9541 3120 or 

Monash Council is committed to be a flexible, safe, equal and inclusive workplace where we embrace and support diversity.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people who are from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people of any age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and cultural background. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email

We are also committed to being a Child Safe organisation and have zero tolerance to child abuse.

Position Description

Advertised: 15 Feb 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 10 Mar 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Team Leader - West Footscray Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Joanne Smith, Library Services Coordinator
Contact Number
(03) 9032 4203
Maribyrnong City Council, VIC


Team Leader - West Footscray Library

Footscray, Australia | Reference: 6549638

  • Temporary Full Time Position
  • Band 6 ($94,440 - $102,322) + 11% super + monthly ADO
  • West Footscray Library

The Opportunity

  • Are you passionate about changing lives through the delivery of impactful library services?
  • Do you have experience leading, motivating and coaching a team to deliver high quality customer service in a busy service environment?
  • Do you want to be part of a motivated leadership team committed to innovation and maximising community impact for the broader Maribyrnong community?

An exceptional opportunity exists for a dynamic library leader to engage and develop a diverse audience at West Footscray library.

To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification which confers eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association as a qualified librarian.
  • Demonstrated ability in identifying, developing and delivering successful training programs.
  • Well developed skills in collection development and maintenance, and in providing high quality reference and Information Services that utilise collections, and online resources.
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive partnerships with key stakeholders, including collocated agencies within a community hub environment.
  • Experience in running a branch library facility issues, resources and programs and customer service.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to engage effectively with people of all ages and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience in managing time effectively, setting priorities and planning and organising own work, and the work of any employees under the incumbent's supervision, within the context of the library team environment.

The successful candidate will be available for immediate start and is full time through to Friday 20th September 2024.

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to child safety and supporting the best interests of children in all our operations. Council encourages young people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Enquiries: Please contact Joanne Smith, Library Services Coordinator on (03) 9032 4203.

Applications Close: 07 March 2024

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Library, Arts & Culture Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Maranoa Regional Council, QLD


Library, Arts & Culture Officer

Closing date: 07/03/2024 11:59 PM E. Australia Standard Time

Location: Surat

Department: Warroo Economic Development and Lifestyle

Compensation: Hourly rate (casual employees) AUD $43.33 - $43.33

Employment type: Casual

Our community:

Located approximately 500km to the West of Brisbane and covering 58,830 sq km the Maranoa Region has a strong and diverse economy that is packed with a range of experiences. Roma is the main business hub with other centres including the towns of Injune, Mitchell, Surat, Wallumbilla, Yuleba, Mungallala, Jackson, Amby and Muckadilla. Council embraces their Vision of Strong, Vibrant & Connected Communities, actively promoting opportunities to grow.

Our organisation:

Maranoa Regional Council is dedicated to implement new and innovative ways of improving services to our communities and have recently restructured our organisation. Five new Local Area Director positions have been introduced to improve services and outcomes for our communities. The Local Areas are named after the pre-amalgamation shires; Bendemere, Booringa, Bungil, Roma, Warroo. Regional directorates include Corporate Services, Development, Environment and Planning, and Engineering. The local operating structure enhances the delivery of Council’s regional strategic planning. The Executive Leadership Team is supported by department Managers, Coordinators and Team Leaders who have responsibility for implementing policies and directions through their respective teams.

The opportunity:

The purpose of this role is to deliver regional library, arts and cultural programs locally, facilitate delivery of exhibitions locally and provide QGAP & Services Australia services to the Surat and surrounding communities.

Key responsibilities

  • Library and Government Services
  • Surat on Balonne Gallery
  • Cobb & Co Store Museum and Aquarium
  • Tourism and visitor information


  • Location: Surat, Qld
  • Casual employment - 1 day per week (Saturday) with the possibility of extra hours as required
  • QLD Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017 -Level 3

Required licences and qualifications:

To be successful, you will need to demonstrate that you meet the below mandatory requirements for the role:

  • Current C (Car) Class Driver Licence
  • A current work with Children Check (Blue Card) (or ability to obtain upon commencement)

In addition, you will have the following demonstrated skills and experience:

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong administrative skills with high attention to detail and ability to accurately collect and collate statistical data.
  • Proven organisational skills, with the commitment and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively, within a team environment.
  • Well-developed computer skills with the ability to use programs such as Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to provide advice and guidance to customers.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to quickly acquire) historical, cultural and visitor information relating to the community of Surat and the broader Maranoa region.
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong commitment to Maranoa Regional Council’s values and team goals.
  • Previous experience working within a library, local government or similar environment will be highly regarded but is not essential.

To apply:

Press the Apply now button to complete the online application form. Please include:

  • a covering letter
  • a resume (CV) and
  • any relevant licences and qualifications

We recommend you prepare these documents before you commence your online application because you will be asked to upload them.


Maranoa Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We actively support diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

This role will require reference checks, medical assessment including drug and alcohol screen, driver's licence check and criminal history check.

Please be advised that applications will be reviewed as they are received. Interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date. Council reserves the right to close the listing early if a suitable candidate is selected.

Trainee Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Andrea Crooks, Supervisor Mareeba Library & Collections
Contact Number
T: (07) 4086 4624 during business hours only
Mareeba Shire Council, QLD



Trainee Library Assistant


Come and work as a vital member of our Library team here at Mareeba Shire Council, located within an easy one-hour drive from Cairns offering a regional lifestyle with all its benefits in relatively close proximity to Cairns.

The Role:

The primary focus of the Trainee Library Assistant is to complete a Certificate III in Library and Information Services over a 12-month period while undertaking a range of related activities required for the completion of the traineeship.  The position will support the day-to-day operations of the Mareeba Library while acquiring a range of skills and experience in a variety of library functions, under the support and direction of the Supervisor Mareeba Library & Collections.

What we are looking for:

  • You will need to be a motivated individual who will positively contribute and work as part of a hardworking team
  • You will need to have good verbal and written communications skills that will enable you to communicate effectively and complete course work to the required standard within the specified timeframe
  • You will need to meet the prerequisite requirements and be eligible to enrol in an approved course

Trainee positions are made available through the assistance of Queensland Government funding and applicants need to meet eligibility requirements.

What we can offer you:  

  • Opportunity to undertake a Certificate-level qualification
  • Above Award wages and conditions
  • Commencing wage of $1260.00 – $1890.00 per fortnight depending on age if you are under 21
  • Commencing wage of $2100.00 per fortnight if you are over 21
  • Mareeba Allowance – up to $1,651 per annum
  • Up to 12% employer superannuation contributions
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Work/life balance – 19-day month
  • Lifestyle benefits such as access to a Fitness Passport
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrificing options


Please send the following documents to

  • Cover letter (no more than 300 words)
  • Current resume
  • Fully completed Employment Application form

Applications close: Wednesday, 6 March 2024

For further information about this position contact Andrea Crooks, Supervisor Mareeba Library & Collections, on (07) 4086 4624 during business hours only.

Mareeba Shire Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

Position Description

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Library Youth Support Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Darwin, NT



Library Youth Support Officer

Darwin, Australia | Reference: 6546620

In this position you will engage with children and young people from culturally diverse backgrounds who live, work, study and play at our libraries. As a Library Youth Support Officer, you will provide high-quality customer focused library services working with and supporting the Children & Youth Services team in the delivery of library programs, events, and services. Most excitingly, you will develop, facilitate, implement, and evaluate a broad range of library and learning programs and activities for young people.

This role will require you to work Tuesday - Saturday, 58 hours per fortnight. There may be some flexibility on occasion with start and finish times around our library programs.

Some Key Areas of Delivery will include:

  • Ensure Library customers are provided with a positive, proactive, and responsive customer service experience
  • Assist with the planning and organising of children and youth services, programs and special events to a diverse community
  • Actively engage with young people to encourage optimum positive use of the libraries.

Why join us?

At City of Darwin, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. You will align with and flourish in a fast-paced environment that focuses on strategic outcomes and embraces collaboration and innovation.

Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and generous leave entitlements. This position has a commencing base salary of $72,342.21 (pro-rata) plus superannuation per annum.

And most of all, you'll know that you're helping members of your community with services that will greatly enhance their quality of life when it has never been more valuable.

For other essential and desirable requirements, please refer to the position description.

The vacancy closes at 5 pm 4 March 2024

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We are looking forward to receiving your application if you are a direct applicant. Please note that we are not working with recruitment agencies for this position.

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.


Library Officer - Elliott 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hayley Sandstrom
Contact Number
M: 0498 046 888 (ask for Hayley Sandstrom)
Barkly Regional Council, NT


Library Officer - Elliott 

Join us in the Elliott Community!

Closing Date: Thursday, 7 March 2024

Location: Elliott

About the Role:

The position of Library Officer - Elliott is responsible for providing library services to the community ensuring patrons have a positive library experience by delivering high-quality patron service.

Library services include borrowing and returning library collections, enabling digital inclusion, maintaining its collection, organising and providing community programs to patrons of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and abilities e.g., storytelling, technology programs, and arts and craft.

 The Essentials:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of general library procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with limited direction, meet deadlines, prioritise workloads, and organise effective and efficient use of time.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills including the capacity to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Good IT skills and the ability to adapt to or learn new systems and software.

The Finer Details:

  • Casual hourly rate $39.17 (including 25% casual loading)
  • Remote Community Zone Allowance of $2.5100 per ordinary hour.
  • 11% Superannuation.
  • Free access to the swimming pool and gym facilities.
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Program.

Click Here For The Library Officer - Elliott Position Description

To apply for your new adventure, submit an Expression of Interest covering the Essential Criteria along with your up-to-date Resume to

Need more information call our friendly reception on 0498 046 888 today and ask for Hayley Sandstrom.

Applications Close Thursday, 7th March 2024.

Suitable applicants may be appointed during the application process.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all.

Any application from outside of Australia that does not clearly show that the applicant has full Australian working rights will be automatically rejected.

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Customer Service Officer (2 Positions)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
The Hills Shire Council, NSW


Customer Service Officer

2 X Library Permanent Part Time Positions

Rewarding Career Opportunity at The Hills Shire Council


About the role:

We are seeking two dynamic and enthusiastic customer-oriented individuals to join our Library Services team as Customer Service Officers. The successful candidates will have exemplary customer service skills and enjoy interacting with community members of different ages and cultures. Customer Service Officers play a crucial role in ensuring a positive and enriching experience for library customers.

Duties include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to library users, including assisting with locating library materials, answering inquiries, and resolving any issues or concerns.
  • Assist patrons with the use of library resources and technology, including computers, printers, and e-resources.
  • Deliver the full range of Council and Library services through Council’s libraries.
  • Assist in the delivery of programs and activities.
  • Work at any of Council’s libraries as rostered including evenings and weekends.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  1. HSC or equivalent

  2. Driver License (Class C – NSW)

  3. Experience in a high volume, fast paced customer service environment.

Working with us:

THSC employees enjoy: Performance Bonuses, Learning & Development Opportunities, Variable Leave days, an Active Social Club, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, and Working for the Community.

Position details:

2x Permanent Part-time roles, S0328 & S0526, – 14 hours per week
Salary: From $36.54 per hour + Superannuation + Performance Bonus (up to 2% annual salary) + Organisational Bonus (up to $2K) + Aquatic and Fitness membership discounts

The positions are based at Vinegar Hill Memorial Library at Rouse Hill as well as Baulkham Hills and Dural Libraries, however the successful applicants must be willing to work at any of Council’s Libraries. Hours will be as rostered and include weekend, day, and evening shifts.

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Next Steps

Please review the Position Description available on Council’s Careers Page or above under Document\s and submit your application online at by 5pm on 7 March 2024

Employment will be subject to clearance on the following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Drug and Alcohol Screening and Medical Check, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

The Hills Shire Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity. We assess applications on merit and suitability related to the inherent requirements of the position. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

We're seeking individuals who embrace our values and can work collaboratively to deliver quality customer services and infrastructure to The Hills Shire community


Library Children Services - Project Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Holly Shortridge, Children and Youth Librarian
Contact Number
T: 02 9093 6400 or E:
Randwick City Council, NSW



Library Children Services - Project Officer

Lionel Bowen Library / Margaret Martin Library / Malabar Library, 669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia Req #296

Closing Date:  6 March at 11:59PM AEST

Status: Permanent Part-Time (10.5 hours per week)
Salary: $76,733 to $84,409 per annum + 11% superannuation

•    Join an innovative and creative team
•    Diverse, collaborative and dynamic environment
•    Make a genuine difference to our staff and community

Randwick City Council is an innovative and progressive Council committed to serving our vibrant 
community on the eastern beaches of Sydney. Our creative Service Development Team at Randwick City Library is seeking a Library Children Services Project Officer to work in our Children and Youth team. 

In addition to rewarding work, we offer great employee benefits including competitive wages / salaries, flexible work, day off per fortnight, additional leave entitlements, health and wellbeing days, professional development opportunities, fitness passport, option to novated lease private vehicle in a stunning eastern beaches location and much more. 

What we value:

We have a high-performance culture fostered through our values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our culture encourages and supports equity, diversity, and inclusion for our employees and our community. 

We will trust you to bring:

  • You are a fun-loving, creative and engaging person with experience in early childhood, libraries and reading. A team-oriented person, who works collaboratively with others to achieve great outcomes.

You have tertiary qualifications in libraries or a related field, a current Working with Children Check with good communication and organisational skills.

Things you will do:

  • You will engage mainly with children and youth, focusing on early literacy through reading, song and other educational programs. It supports services to library customers through the provision of collections, programs, and outreach activities.

Further information: 

View the position description online or contact Holly Shortridge, Children and Youth Librarian, on 02 9093 6400 or email

Employment in this position is subject to the successful completion of a Criminal History Check with a result of no relevant adverse findings and a current Working with Children's Check.

Once you click 'Apply Now' you will be required to answer a series of screening questions. Please draft your responses on a Word document so you can copy and paste them into your application. For more information on how to apply, please read

Randwick City Council is an equal opportunity employer, and we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

If you require support or have access requirements related to your application, contact Employee Experience on (02) 9093 6850 or

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Team Leader Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Cheryl Casey
Contact Number
E: or M: 0478 259 366
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, VIC


Team Leader Libraries

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Permanent Full Time

Senior Officer 1 134,989 plus 11% super

Closing Date: 21/03/2024 06:00 pm

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager Arts, Culture and Community, the Team Leader of Libraries will be responsible for leading, operating, coordinating and supporting the delivery of high-quality library services for residents, business and visitors to the Mornington Peninsula Shire. A key responsibility will be leading change across the library service to build strategic leadership and management to serve the community to the highest customer service standards.
The role is responsible for implementing Council’s ambitious Library Strategy, managing and leading Library Services to ensure they are delivered in a well-coordinated and creative way that reflects Council’s aspirations.
Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading change across the function to drive creation of a contemporary Library service with creative vision and innovation with consideration to workforce planning and agile resource management.
  • Building team performance through continuous improvement approaches that address staff morale and engagement, utilising transformational leadership to enable innovation.
  • Collaborating with officers across the organisation to achieve timely and appropriate outcomes related to facility planning, technology enhancements, space design, pioneering policy and strategy development.
  • Initiate cross-organisational and multi-organisational planning, coordination, delivery and post-implementation analysis, review and improvement of library programs and services.
  • Drive improvement initiatives for planning, monitoring, reporting and tracking of the service and its portfolio of initiatives using the project management framework of Council.

We are seeking applications from experienced people leaders with demonstrated experience of embedding a culture of continuous improvement and driving high performance in a service delivery environment. The leadership style required for success in this role is one that promotes engagement, collaboration and adaptability, with the ability to align a large team towards a shared goal.

Extensive experience in implementing innovation and change in library services or a complex, customer orientated environment is important, with the ability to deliver creative, technology inspired and educational initiatives that respond to community needs. The ability to think strategically and creatively when managing a large team is essential, as are excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to build credibility with stakeholders at all levels from front-line staff up to Executive.
Relevant tertiary qualifications in library management or a related field, coupled with extensive people management experience, are expected.

How to Apply

Via Council Website HERE


For further information contact: Cheryl Casey 0478 259 366

Position Description attached above under Document\s


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