Graham Baran with a Christmas display of the three wise men in the children's section of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Hereford Street and Cambridge Terrace.
Dean Stevenson, a carpenter, stood outside the Canterbury Public Library under construction on Gloucester Street. He is holding a Historic Buildings of New Zealand book as he hopes one day the library...
Kerry Earl, an apprentice carpenter, mixing cement inside the new Canterbury Public Library during its construction.
Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library as seen from Gloucester Street on the corner with Oxford Terrace shortly prior to opening.
Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across to Oxford Terrace the Avon River and riverbank.
Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace under construction.
Louise Virtue (right) helping to move crates of books into the newly finished Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street.
Scaffolding on the outside of the new Canterbury Public Library during its construction on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace.
Customers browsing at a book sale at the Canterbury Public Library.
Exterior of the former Canterbury Public Library building on the corner of Cambridge Terrace and Hereford Street.
Chris Parsons reads to children during story time at Halswell Library.
Librarian, Roger Flury, holding books on the day the former Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Hereford Street and Cambridge Terrace closed ahead of the new building opening on Gloucester...
The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.
Deputy city librarian, Suzanne Sutherland (left) and city librarian, Dorothea Brown inside Canterbury Public Library.
Casebrook Intermediate School students as book characters in the school library during book week. Teachers, from left front, Mrs B. Buchanan and Miss A. Wilson. Pupils, from left, Sarah Flower, Amanda...
Redcliffs Public Library, 91 Main Road, Redcliffs.
Exterior of the Library Chambers, former Library buildings on the corner of Hereford Street and Cambridge Terrace. The New Zealand Post building is visible in the background.
A group of children listening to Margaret Mahy storytelling at Canterbury Public Library as part of the Christchurch Festival.
Starlet Christine Sheehan (left) and Mark Crump, the first two students on the roll on the opening of Casebrook Intermediate School, with the head teacher Mr G. H. Watson in the school library.
A P Class yacht on display in Mairehau Library to accompany a book display on aquatic sports.
Interior of the childrens library at Fendalton Community Centre on Clyde Road.
Staff in the cataloguing and processing department of the Canterbury Public Library. Pictured on the far right is Brian Gilberthorpe.