A library customer, Dorothy Croucher, collecting books during a visit to the mobile library on Marshlands Road in Shirley.
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.
The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.
Deputy city librarian, Suzanne Sutherland (left) and city librarian, Dorothea Brown inside Canterbury Public Library.
Earthquake damaged retaining wall at 288 Main Road.
Redcliffs Public Library, 91 Main Road, Redcliffs.
Casebrook Intermediate School students as book characters in the school library during book week. Teachers, from left front, Mrs B. Buchanan and Miss A. Wilson. Pupils, from left, Sarah Flower, Amanda...
Model dragon, Desdemona, on display in the Canterbury Public Library Children's Library.
Christchurch art teacher and children's author, Gavin Bishop, with his youngest daughter Alexandra and his book "Chicken Licken".
Starlet Christine Sheehan (left) and Mark Crump, the first two students on the roll on the opening of Casebrook Intermediate School, with the head teacher Mr G. H. Watson in the school library.
A P Class yacht on display in Mairehau Library to accompany a book display on aquatic sports.
Interior of the library with students reading at Christchurch South Intermediate School.
A customer looking at books on shelves in the Central Library on Gloucester Street.
Suburban librarian, Diana Mann, with a selection of books for the Canterbury Public Library book sale.
Interior of Burwood Public Library prior to its official opening.
Children looking at a book display on model building with example models at the Canterbury Public Library.
Exterior of Spreydon Library shortly prior to being opened on Barrington Street.
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...
Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace, taken from the Gloucester Street bridge.
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.
Info Centre at the Old Central Library on Gloucester Street
Entrance of the old Central Library on Gloucester Street