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Christmas display at Christchurch Public Library

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.

Date 1969-12-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Explosives expert at Canterbury Public Library

An explosives expert in protective clothing prepares to detonate a hoax bomb found in Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs

Father's Day card making

Katrina and Tracy Walsh making Father's Day cards in the Canterbury Public Library.

Date 1982-08-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library under construction

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Moving to the new Canterbury Public Library

Louise Virtue, Librarian, shifting books from the old Canterbury Public Library to the new Central Library Gloucester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library under construction

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace under construction.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Gavin Bishop with his children's book

Christchurch art teacher and children's author, Gavin Bishop, with his book "Mr Fox" which was the first book to be launched at the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Directory board inside the Canterbury Public Library

View of the directory boards and signage being viewed by customers in the main entrance to the Canterbury Public Library.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Information desk at the Canterbury Public Library

View of two library staff, Jill Richardson (on left) and Kathy Beauchamp (on right), behind an information desk in the Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Dog watch duty at Canterbury Public Library

Canterbury Public Library staff, Chris Grob and Bill Nagelkerke with a stray dog. The dog was determined to enter the Library on opening day so staff were put on dog watch duty whilst the Governor...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across the Avon River and riverbank.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Reading in the Canterbury Public Library

Mr R. Bamberger reading in the Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street shortly after its opening.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Interior of Canterbury Public Library

Interior of the main atrium area of the Canterbury Public Library with decorative fabric panels hanging from the ceiling, designed by Christchurch artist Quentin MacFarlane.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library lit up at night taken from the opposite side of the Gloucester Street bridge looking towards the intersection between Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library taken from the opposite side of the Gloucester Street bridge looking towards the intersection between Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Bookbinding demonstration at the Canterbury Public Library

Mark Hall, a binder for Canterbury Public Library, demonstrating book binding at the library's public open day.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library interior

View of the interior spaces in the Canterbury Public Library with views over Gloucester Street, shortly after opening.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs