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Story time for children

Bill Elderton, children's librarian, reading to a group of children in the Canterbury Public Library.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Gavin Bishop with his daughter

Christchurch art teacher and children's author, Gavin Bishop, with his youngest daughter Alexandra and his book "Chicken Licken".

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library book sale

Opawa Library secretary, George Ward, selecting books for the Canterbury Public Library book sale.

Date 1989-08-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Star photographs

Interior of Central Library

A customer looking at books on shelves in the Central Library on Gloucester Street.

Date 1991-10-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

Library assistant, Valerie Livingstone

Valerie Livingstone, a library assistant at Canterbury Public Library peeking through a shelf of books ahead of a public book sale.

Date 1994-09-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1992 - 1995 Star photographs

Preparing for Canterbury Public Library book sale

Suburban librarian, Diana Mann, with a selection of books for the Canterbury Public Library book sale.

Date 1991-09-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

US Ambassador Della Newman donating travel books

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...

Date 1990-04-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Library assistant, Terrisa Goldsmith

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.

Date 1990-09-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Sarah Benzie, library assistant

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.

Date 1989-02-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Star photographs

Librarian, Elizabeth Bately

Elizabeth Bately, a librarian at Canterbury Public Library, carrying books in preparation for the libraries annual book sale.

Date 1996-09-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1996 - 2005 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 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 interior

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.

Date 1981-09-01
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

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 book sale

Kim Gidall, Librarian at Mairehau Library, with books for sale at Canterbury Public Library in the Stringleman Room.

Date 1988-08-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs