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...
A library customer, Dorothy Croucher, collecting books during a visit to the mobile library on Marshlands Road in Shirley.
A man with a pile of books at the North Canterbury Red Cross annual market to raise funds for meals-on-wheels and disaster relief teams.
Mr Frank Hollins a performer in Sherlock Holmes with Mr J. C. Williamson's Dramatic Company, with his wife Mrs Hollins in a rowboat on the Avon River in Hagley Park.
Interior of Whitcombe & Tombs bookshop and of a Christmas promotional book display of New Zealand Books.
Close-up of a Whitcombe & Tombs bookshop Christmas promotional book display of New Zealand Books.
Students from Casebrook Intermediate School dressed as book characters. From left, standing, are Keri Palmer (Worzel Gummidge) and Craig Buchanan (Robinson Crusoe). Front from left, Natasha O'Dea...
Three women under the trees in a garden. One lies on a hammock, the second is seated in a wicker chair and the third is seated on the ground, holding a banjo. Books and a sewing bag are strewn on the...
Deputy city librarian, Suzanne Sutherland (left) and city librarian, Dorothea Brown inside Canterbury Public Library.
View of pills hidden inside the pages of a book.
Librarian Adrian Birkbeck on a motor cycle inside the Canterbury Public Library. The motorcycle is on display with two others in the Library to coincide with the New Zealand Grand Prix which was...
Molly Anderson with her book, The Caltex Book of Veteran and Vintage Cars of New Zealand.
Author Grace Porter posing with her book “Under the Nor’ West Arch” which is about her and husband Ted’s experiences of life in the back country. The book is about to go on sale.
Newspaper caption: Canterbury Agricultural College: Lincoln. The annual gathering of friends of the staff and students in connection with Lincoln College was held on December 18th, when the prizes for...
Roger Smith, exhibitions manager at the Robert McDougall Art Gallery presenting Kate Turrell with a copy of Te Māori outside the gallery. Kate was unexpectedly the 100,000th visitor to the gallery...
Librarians Wendy Gallagher and Phillippa Collett inside Lyttelton Library surrounded by books.
Interior of Scorpio Bookshop on Hereford Street
A group of children listening to Margaret Mahy storytelling at Canterbury Public Library as part of the Christchurch Festival.
Christchurch art teacher and children's author, Gavin Bishop, with his youngest daughter Alexandra and his book "Chicken Licken".
Kim Gidall, Librarian at Mairehau Library, with books for sale at Canterbury Public Library in the Stringleman Room.
Librarian Sarah Ferguson with books for the Canterbury Public Library book sale.
Staff in the cataloguing and processing department of the Canterbury Public Library. Pictured on the far right is Brian Gilberthorpe.
Three youths in the Children's Library at Canterbury Public Library.
View of empty bookshelves and books on library floor taken through library window.