Book Display: Exploring Sikh Heritage and Vaisakhi Celebrations

April is Sikh Heritage Month in B.C. and is a special time for celebrating Sikh culture, art, and history, as well as honoring the invaluable contributions of the Sikh community to Canada. It carries great significance for Sikhs as it was during this auspicious month that Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and last human Sikh […]

New Books at Education Library: April 2024

Discover the latest arrivals at our library! We’ve recently acquired an exciting assortment of new books, spanning from captivating fiction to insightful non-fiction. Click on the title for more information: D804.66.S55 H66 2023 Harboring hope: the true story of how Henny Sinding helped Denmark’s Jews escape the Nazis / Susan Hood. G875.C7 T44 2023 The indestructible Tom […]

Law Library Easter Holiday Hours 2024

March 29Closed March 3010 am – 6 pmMarch 3110 am – 6 pmApril 1Closed

Regular hours resume April 2.

Collection Spotlight: Le mois de la francophonie: mars 2024

The term “Mois de la Francophonie” translates roughly to “French-speaking/Francophone Month” in English. It was established to promote the French language and cultural diversity among Francophone communities globally. The celebration typically takes place in March each year and involves various events, including cultural festivals, language workshops, and educational activities, aimed at fostering dialogue and understanding […]

New Display in the Law Library – IWD & Celebrating Women in Law

New Displays in the Law Library:

• International Women’s Day

• Celebrating Women in Law

Hina Matsuri and Koinobori Display

The Asian Library is currently hosting a display featuring hina ningyō and koinobori in celebration of Girl’s Day and Children’s Day.   Hina ningyō are a set of dolls that represent the emperor, empress, attendants, and musicians in ancient court dress. They are set up on a tiered platform in celebration of hina matsuri (doll festival), […]

Kids Take Over UBC at Asian Library – Event Recap

On Sunday, February 18, Asian Library welcomed approximately 800 participants as part of Kids Take Over UBC, which is hosted by UBC Campus + Community Planning. The event brought together campus partners to host family-friendly activities in their venues and across the campus. Asian Library partnered with Nitobe Gardens for koi and garden-themed display activities, […]

WE ARE HUMAN!: Film Discussion Event Recap

On Tuesday, February 6, approximately sixty-two in person participants and twenty-seven online participants attended a hybrid panel discussion featuring a documentary film on human rights violations in Japan. The event, which was hosted by UBC Asian Library and the Department of Asian Studies, centered around the film Watashitachi wa Ningen da! ワタシタチハニンゲンダ! (We are Human!) […]

New Books at Education Library: February 2024

Ready to dive into February’s fresh reads? Explore the newest additions to the shelves of UBC Education Library and discover your next great read! Click on the book cover or title for more information: HV2426.Z4633 B8 2023 The butterfly cage: joy, heartache, and corruption: teaching while deaf in a California public school / Rachel Zemach ; […]

Kids Discover Asia at Asian Library on Feb 18 – Kids Take Over UBC

We at Asian Library are excited to welcome you and your family to campus on Sunday, February 18, from 10 am to 4 pm! Hosted by UBC Campus + Community Planning, Kids Take Over UBC brings together campus partners to host family-friendly activities in their venues and across the campus. Museums, arts and cultural amenities, […]