Language learning

七夕 – Evening of Sevens in China, Japan, and Korea

This year the Evening of Sevens, or the Double Seventh Festival (meaning, a celebration on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month), will fall on the 22nd of August. Double Seventh is being celebrated throughout East Asia though each country has its own origin stories and has developed unique and distinctive ways of observing […]

Asian Library Research Lens Event Recap

On Thursday, June 8th, UBC Asian Library was thrilled to host presentations highlighting how our users engage with Asian Library’s collections and services for their research. Each presenter discussed their topic of interest and how Asian Library’s resources were relevant to the topic, with time for shared Q&A afterwards. Justin Chun-Yin Cheng presented a summary […]

Kids Take Over UBC at Asian Library

Almost 300 kids and their family members took over Asian Library on Sunday, February 19, as part of Kids Take Over UBC, creating crafts using discarded book covers and other recycled materials, learning origami, enjoying the pop-up library featuring books from X̱wi7x̱wa Library and Education Library, and listening to storytimes in Korean, Japanese and Mandarin. […]

Asian Library joins the Kids Take Over UBC on Feb 19

Come back here for more information on Asian Library events for Kids Take Over UBC, which will return February 19, 2023.