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Margaret Mahy in a library

Margaret Mahy Christchurch Children's author, posing with a selection of her books in a library.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Windsor House library

The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Knitting and spinning at Sumner Library

Scenes of children participating in knitting and spinning holiday activities at Sumner Library. Frames three and four are of Joanna Chiverton trying out the spinning wheel.

Date 1981-09-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Scenes at Tai Tapu School

School children lining up and sitting at desks of the new classroom opened at Tai Tapu School. [Frame 1] New library at Tai Tapu School.

Date 1971-05-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

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

Arson damage at Paparua County council library

Interior of Paparua County Council library on Goulding Avenue, Hornby following destruction caused by an arson attack.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Pied Piper at Fendalton library

Elizabeth O'Connor, a Court Theatre trainee director, playing the Pied Piper at Fendalton Library to a group of Children.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 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

Scaffolding at Tūranga

Scaffolding on the exterior of Tūranga while the building is under construction.

Date 2018-07-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Christchurch, 2018

Former Christchurch Central Library, Gloucester Street

"Interior of the former Christchurch Central Library at 91 Gloucester Street. ""I remember this library from childhood...I think this photo really captures a slice of that period in time that will be...

Date 2012-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Entrance to Tūranga at dusk

View of the entrance to Tūranga at dusk with the building lit up, taken from the Cathedral Square entrance.

Date 2018-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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