Announcements

I Know We’ll Meet Again

I Know We’ll Meet Again

Explore an online exhibition of letters written by Japanese Canadian teenagers after their forced dispersal from the coastal regions of British Columbia in 1942.

Relocation and Upcoming Closure

Relocation and Upcoming Closure

The RBSC/UA reading room will be operating out of a satellite space starting on May 9, 2022, and will be temporarily closed from August 1 to November 30, 2022 for upgrades.

Mapping Asian Canadian Archives

Mapping Asian Canadian Archives

A StoryMap version of our Asian Canadian History and Archives Research Guide is now available.

A new way to picture Canada

A new way to picture Canada

Join us for a student-curated exhibition: Picturing Canada!

Chung Collection videos and tour

Chung Collection videos and tour

Enjoy a Chung Collection video series, virtual exhibition tour, and a wealth of digitized collections!

Delays in retrieving materials

Delays in retrieving materials

Due to facilities work, there may be delays in retrieving materials between February 2-9, 2022.

“For All Time” satellite display

“For All Time” satellite display

Join us for a display in celebration of our exciting new acquisition and to compliment the exhibition, “For All Time – The Shakespeare FIRST FOLIO”, at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Shakespeare’s First Folio at UBC

Shakespeare’s First Folio at UBC

RBSC is excited to announce the acquisition of a complete first edition of Shakespeare’s “Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies,” also know as the First Folio.

Season’s greetings from RBSC!

Season’s greetings from RBSC!

Happy Holidays! Rare Books and Special Collections will be closed for the holidays from Monday, December 27 through Monday, January 3.

Chung Collection exhibition closure

Chung Collection exhibition closure

While the Chung Collection exhibition room is closed for maintenance, you can enjoy videos on the collection themes and a virtual tour.