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The library was constructed by the City Council on the site of the former Occidental Hotel, destroyed by fire. The library was originally housed upstairs and offices and shops occupied the ground floor, but in later years the libray expanded into some areas downstairs. The businesses below the library are from left; J Cousins, Clothier and Mercer: Chemist, J Ellis; Confectioner; Tiny Tots Garage Manufactures (factory in Church Street West); Marama Artcrafts.

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2008N_L1d_BUI_1729
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Public Library, corner of Fitzherbert Avenue and The Square
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Public Photograph Collection
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
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circa 1939

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