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Campsie Library, [interior], Reference Desk, ca 1986

Campsie Library, [interior], Reference Desk, ca 1986
 
FILE
000\000351
TITLE
Campsie Library, [interior], Reference Desk, ca 1986
IMAGENUM
351
PHOTOGRAPHER
Canterbury City Council
DESCRIPTION
Mrs Judith Charles (Assistant Reference Librarian) and John Cumberford (Reference Librarian) at the Reference Desk in the Central Library (now known as Campsie Library) of the Canterbury Municipal Library, 139 Beamish Street, Campsie. Prior to establishing this Reference Desk, all transactions and enquiries were conducted at the either the Adult Circulation Desk or Children's Circulation Desk. The Reference Desk was set up in anticipation of the move to the new larger premises that was under construction. This new premises was on the ground floor of the Campsie Centre, 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie and was officially opened on 13th December 1986.
PLACE
Campsie, New South Wales (NSW), Australia
DATE
ca 1986
LOCATION
Local History Photograph Collection
ORIGINALHELD
Yes
FORMATS
Original: 15x10cm colour photograph.
NOTES
The present library service provided by Canterbury Council opened on 16 December, 1946 at 157 Beamish Street, Campsie. It was called Canterbury Municipal Library Service and the Campsie premises was officially the Central Library although it is now known as Campsie Library. The Library Service operated from this shop-front premises for several Years. In the 1950’s Canterbury Council agreed to construct a new purpose built premises at 139 Beamish Street, Campsie. This building was officially opened on 26 September, 1958 and served the community as a library for 28 years. In the 1980's Council agreed to provide a new building with facilities to ensure and encourage maximum use and benefit to the community. The next new library, situated on the ground floor of the Campsie Centre, 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie, was officially opened on 13th December 1986. To read more about the history of Campsie Library and the City of Canterbury Library Service from when it commenced in 1883 please ~Link-LibraryService-Link~. To read about the card catalogue and how publications held by the library were found before computerisation please ~Link-LibraryCatalogue-Link~. To read about Newark - the manual circulation system employed by the City of Canterbury Library and how the library kept track of the lending collection before computerisation please ~Link-LibraryNewark-Link~.
COPYRIGHT
Canterbury City Council
ACKNOWLEDGEAS
City of Canterbury Local History Photograph Collection

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