Showing 1 - 24 of 169 results

Witches at the library

Canterbury Public Library staff dressed as witches for Halloween activities at the library. Pictured, from left, are Anne-Marie Shaughnessy, Kirsty Beauchamp and Jenny Mouldey.

Date 1975-10-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Librarian reading to students

A librarian in the Children’s Library at Canterbury Public Library reading to students from St Michael’ School.

Date 1974-03-05
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star negative strips

Fairy tales display at Canterbury Public Library

Lisa Street, Judyann Latimer, Anthony Terrell, Marie Trainor, and Aleeta Fielding of St Michael’s School standing at a fairy tales display in the Children’s Library at Canterbury Public Library.

Date 1974-03-05
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star negative strips

The new annex for Canterbury Public Library

The new annex ready and waiting to be installed at Canterbury Public Library prior to removal from its Belfast site.

Date 1975-11-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Peter Williams on an elephant

"Peter Williams, then 3ZB radio announcer, later TV personality, riding an elephant during a circus parade in Cambridge Terrace with old public library building in the background on 1st Feb 1979." -...

Date 1979-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

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 Christchurch Star photographs

Christchurch City Council mobile library

Exterior of the Christchurch City Council mobile library parked outside Canterbury Public Library.

Date 1970-05-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star Photographs

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.

Date 1988-11-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Christchurch Star photographs

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

Suzanne Sutherland and Dorothea Brown

Deputy city librarian, Suzanne Sutherland (left) and city librarian, Dorothea Brown inside Canterbury Public Library.

Date 1986-09-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Christchurch Star photographs

Motorcycle in the Canterbury Public Library

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...

Date 1983-02-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

The New Zealand Room at Canterbury Public Library

Sue Sutherland and Steve McCloy, job share for the New Zealand librarian position at Canterbury Public Library in the New Zealand room at the library.

Date 1983-06-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Debut of Libraryline at Canterbury Public Library

Ainslie Dewe, assistant librarian with the Libraryline computer information service at Canterbury Public Library. The newly installed computer system is liked to databases from the US and Europe to...

Date 1983-05-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace, taken from the Gloucester Street bridge.

Date 1983-06-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Book characters at the library

Opawa School students dressed as book characters at Canterbury Public Library during book week. From left back, Sacha Cleverley, Sara Holland, Greer Swinard and Callan Craig. Front row, Benjamin Smith...

Date 1983-04-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Crowd outside Canterbury Public Library

"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

Date 1979-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Canterbury Public Library model

A scale model of the design for the new Canterbury Public Library which will front onto Gloucester Street in central Christchurch.

Date 1979-04-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs