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The Palmerston North Public Library commenced a service for housebound people in February 1972, and by 1976 it was servicing 36 people and growing. A volunteer delivered books on a fortnightly basis to people unable to visit the Library themselves and did not have a relative able to help. The service is still provided by the Palmerston North City Library to housebound patrons. Right: Miss Blakeley delivering books.

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2011N_L40_004982
Title
Palmerston North Library service to housebound people
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Public Photograph Collection L40
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
April 30, 1975

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Manawatu Guardian

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