THE JOHANNESBURG CITY LIBRARY
- The hidden part of the Joburg City Library - below the reference library is a city of books.
- Some of the belowstairs books.
- The books belowstairs stretch into the distance.
- The worn 1934 steps used by generations of librarians to fetch and carry books for the reference section of the library.
- Looking down into the entrance hall - the escalators are ecologically sounds - they start only when someone sets foot on them.
- Two antique printing presses have been sited in the entrance hall.
- The makers mark on one of the printing presses.
- Just check the beautifully restored door handles.
- The huge library is still being unpacked.
- Some of the many computers for library users are up and running already.
- The lovely lending library - modernised but using some of the original shelving.
- Wherever you look, the Art Deco roots of the Joburg City Library have been restored.
- The beautiful Michaelis room, packed with art books - on the Floor above, desk with computers will be provided.
- The Central Library and gardens - old Market Square - c.1935