View of construction work of the new police headquarters on the corner of Cambridge Terrace and Hereford Street.
Bill Elderton, children's librarian, reading to a group of children in the Canterbury Public Library.
Christchurch art teacher and children's author, Gavin Bishop, with his youngest daughter Alexandra and his book "Chicken Licken".
A group of children listening to Margaret Mahy storytelling at Canterbury Public Library as part of the Christchurch Festival.
Model dragon, Desdemona, on display in the Canterbury Public Library Children's Library.
Opawa Library secretary, George Ward, selecting books for the Canterbury Public Library book sale.
A customer looking at books on shelves in the Central Library on Gloucester Street.
View along Oxford Terrace, looking north towards Victoria Square, Barclay House and Christchurch Town Hall and the Town Hall Restaurant.
Valerie Livingstone, a library assistant at Canterbury Public Library peeking through a shelf of books ahead of a public book sale.
Suburban librarian, Diana Mann, with a selection of books for the Canterbury Public Library book sale.
Mrs Dorothea Brown, libraries manager, (left) and US Ambassador Mrs Della Newman. Newman presented her collection of 100 travel books from the USA to the Canterbury Public Library for the public to...
Canterbury Public Library assistant, Terrisa Goldsmith, with a pile of children's fiction books ahead of a book sale in the Stringleman Room, Central Library.
Sarah Benzie, library assistant at Canterbury Public Library, with photographs of missing paintings. The paintings had been borrowed by library members over a number of years and never returned.
Elizabeth Bately, a librarian at Canterbury Public Library, carrying books in preparation for the libraries annual book sale.
An explosives expert in protective clothing prepares to detonate a hoax bomb found in Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street.
Damaged former Canterbury Public Library building at 107-109 Cambridge Terrace, on the corner with Hereford Street.
University students dressed in an elephant costume as an elephant trainer at the student capping week parade.
University students dressed as a marching team, student capping week.
River Avon series. Photo Sale & Ex. YMCA building. Postcards.
"Old public library building Cambridge Tce (Cnr Hereford Street). Crowd of people there to watch circus parade along Cambridge Terrace on 1st Feb 1979." - Contributor's note
Interior views of the skylight area in the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace during the final stages of construction prior to opening.
Katrina and Tracy Walsh making Father's Day cards in the Canterbury Public Library.
Kim Gidall, Librarian at Mairehau Library, with books for sale at Canterbury Public Library in the Stringleman Room.