Back to the future – Librarians in 1982 and 2013

Canterbury Public Library staff outside the new library building on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace [1982]
Canterbury Public Library staff outside the new library building on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace 1982
Christchurch City Libraries staff reenact the 1982 shot on their final visit to the Central Library on Gloucester Street. And a few of the same staff are present in both shots.

Central Library staff

Staff group on escalator, Central LibraryCentral Library

And a flashback to our smocky past.
1968.
Librarians looking at display of early English Children’s books

2007.
Librarians in smocks - Shush 2.0

See more photos from our farewell to Central Library on our Flickr.

We’d love you to share your Central Library memories too.

3 thoughts on “Back to the future – Librarians in 1982 and 2013

  1. Sue 10 October 2013 / 8:26 am

    Paul S’s beard is greyer and bigger!!

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