New Zealand at large. New library in Palmerston North
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Ian Johnston talks to Palmerston North city's Chief Librarian Anthony Lewis about symbolically moving books to the new library via a human chain.
The first book is handed from the old library to a child named Emma, who then passes it on via human chain across the city's Square to the new library.
Interview with Anthony Lewis about why the city needed a new library, the role of libraries in society, criticisms of the new building.
Reference number 203546
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
Documentary radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
National Radio (N.Z.) (estab. 1986, closed 2007), Broadcaster
Johnston, Ian, Interviewer
Lewis, Anthony, Interviewee
Date 29 Apr 1996