Collection Spotlight: June is National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month, a time to honour and celebrate Indigenous peoples’ diverse cultures, histories, and contributions. This month provides an opportunity to reflect on the rich heritage, resilience, and enduring traditions of Indigenous communities across the land. Join us in recognizing and appreciating the invaluable impact of Indigenous peoples on our shared […]

New Books at Education Library: June 2024

Welcome to our June book roundup at UBC Education Library! We’re excited to share a fresh selection of new arrivals for readers of all ages. Click on the title for more information: F1234.V17 S25 2023 Jovita wore pants: the story of a Mexican freedom fighter / by Aida Salazar; art by Molly Mendoza. FC106.C5 C47 2014 The […]

New Books at Education Library: May 2024

Exciting new books have just landed at the library! Click on the cover and title for more information: LB1139.5.R43 L56 2022 Reading above the fray: reliable, research-based routines for developing decoding skills / Julia B. Lindsey; foreword by Nell K. Duke. PZ7.1.O55 Ev 2023 Everyone’s thinking it / Aleema Omotoni. PZ7.1.H4314 We 2023 We’ll never tell / […]

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 […]

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 Books at Education Library: March 2024

Check out the newest additions to our library! We’ve just received a batch of fresh reads, ranging from gripping fiction to enlightening non-fiction. Dive in and find your next favorite book today! Click on the title for more information: BF311 .M5163 2023 Invisible things / Andy J. Pizza & Sophie Miller. BF441 .G69 2023 Different kinds of […]

Visit the Tower Garden: Winner of the UBC Library Innovation Grant

The Education Library is excited to announce that its Tower Garden will be showcased throughout April and May! Back in December 2018, the Education Library received a generous donation of a Tower Garden from the UBC Faculty of Education’s Teacher Education Office. Following this, in 2019, a group of dedicated staff members at our branch […]

Collection Spotlight: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, observed annually in May, is dedicated to shining a light on mental health concerns, combating the stigma associated with mental illness, and fostering greater access to resources and support for individuals facing mental health challenges. It serves as a rallying point for individuals, organizations, and communities to unite in advancing mental […]

Collection Spotlight: Earth Day, April 22, 2024

April 22, 2024 is Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event held to raise awareness about environmental issues and promote action to protect the planet. The first Earth Day was held in 1970, and since then, it has grown into a global movement with participation from over 190 countries. UBC is celebrating Earth Day […]

Collection Spotlight: International Women’s Day – Wednesday, March 8, 2024

International Women’s Day is Wednesday, March 8, 2024. Below are some recommended titles found at UBC Education Library to add to your reading list. Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Juvenile Literature: Collective Biographies 25 women who fought back Jill Sherman. HQ1236 […]