Take a look back at Sheffield Central Library over the last 80 years

This week we take a look back at Sheffield’s Central Library thanks to Picture Sheffield city Archives.

Monday, 18th March 2019, 11:47 am
Updated Monday, 18th March 2019, 11:48 am
Library Theatre on a Saturday afternoon to see a film show, 1950

All images courtesy of www.picturesheffield.co.uk city archive  

Junior Lending Section, 1950s
Royal Visit of Elizabeth, the Duchess of York( later the Queen Mother), as she arrives to officially open Central Library and Graves Art Gallery, 1934

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Microfilm readers c. 1980
Retirement presentation to Library staff member, 1972
Central Commercial and Technology Library, 1938
Sarah Dewar, winner of Miss Book World, 1970
Queue of borrowers waiting to go into Central Lending, 1950s
Mrs Claire Short in Strong Room No.1, 1970