An explosives expert in protective clothing prepares to detonate a hoax bomb found in Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street.
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.
View of construction work of the new police headquarters on the corner of Cambridge Terrace and Hereford Street.
Deputy city librarian, Suzanne Sutherland (left) and city librarian, Dorothea Brown inside Canterbury Public Library.
Masonry gable collapsed from the former Canterbury Public Library Building, 107 - 109 Cambridge Terrace, Former Children's Library, and the Christchurch City Council building.
Model dragon, Desdemona, on display in the Canterbury Public Library Children's Library.
Damage to Library Chambers (former Canterbury Public Library) viewed from Cambridge Terrace with Police building in Hereford Street also in view. Library Chambers formerly located on corner of...
Former Canterbury Public Library building, 107 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch
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...
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.
View of the signage and doors for the entrance to 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...
View of buildings on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Gloucester Street, as seen from Cambridge Terrace.
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...
Guests at the New Zealand Library Association Children's Book Awards at Canterbury Public Library. Guest are, from left, Gwenda Turner, Gavin Bishop, Tessa Duder, Michael Wooliscroft, Jeff Olson...
Guests at the New Zealand Library Association Children's Book Awards at Canterbury Public Library. Guest are, from left, Mrs Dorothy Dalzell, Mrs Juliet Martin and Mrs Vera Pickles.
Guests at the New Zealand Library Association Children's Book Awards at Canterbury Public Library. Guest are, from left, Elsie Locke (author), Ms Cathy Thompson (librarian, Christchurch) and Mrs Mandy...
Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace, taken from the Gloucester Street bridge.
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.
Books being issued at Canterbury Public Library
Bindery staff at Canterbury Public Library. Pictured are, from left, Mr J. LeBretin, Mrs Margaret Weir and Mr H. Hoar.
The enquiry counter with customers at Canterbury Public Library.
Kim Gidall, Librarian at Mairehau Library, with books for sale at Canterbury Public Library in the Stringleman Room.