Chung Collection exhibition closure

Chung Collection exhibition closure

The Chung Collection exhibition room will be closed on Thursday, March 23, and Friday, March 24.

Double Exposure: Missionary Photographs of Meiji-Taisho Japan

Double Exposure: Missionary Photographs of Meiji-Taisho Japan

Join us for “Double Exposure Japan-Canada: Missionary Photographs of Meiji-Taisho Japan,” an exhibition curated by Professor Allen Hockley and Naoko Kato, Japanese Language Librarian.

Get to Know RBSC!

Get to Know RBSC!

Have you ever been curious about what we do or what we have at RBSC? Join our weekly tour!

The ABCs of RBSC

The ABCs of RBSC

Join RBSC for a new exhibition of historical and modern ABC books: From Apple Pies to Astronauts!

Jane Austen panel discussion

Jane Austen panel discussion

RESCHEDULED: 2017 is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Join us for a panel discussion exploring Jane Austen’s influences and celebrating her legacy.

Ever Austen

Ever Austen

RBSC is delighted to announce a new exhibition: “Ever Austen: Literary Timelessness in the Regency Period”

Sequoia tree with Christmas lights in front of old Main Library

Holiday hours

Happy Holidays! Rare Books and Special Collections will be closed for the holidays from Monday, December 26 through Monday, January 2.

[Two women and a man holding walking sticks on snow]. CC-PH-04319.

Snow Day

The RBSC reading room is closed Monday, December 19, due to inclement weather. Normal operations should resume on Tuesday, December 20.

A trench bridge (World War I 1914-1918 British Press photograph collection, BC_1763_0955)

Remembrance Day speaker series online

If you weren’t able to join us for RBSC’s Remembrance Day speaker series, you’re in luck! Thanks to the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, the talks are now available to watch online.

Petrushka and Beyond

Petrushka and Beyond

Rare Books and Special Collections is delighted to host Petrushka and Beyond: An Exhibition of the H. Colin Slim Stravinsky Collection at UBC.