Services

Reading Room Closed

Reading Room Closed

The RBSC/UA reading room will be temporarily closed from August 1 through November 30, 2022 for upgrades.

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.

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.

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.

Winter weather closure

Winter weather closure

The RBSC reading room is closed Thursday, January 6, due to winter weather conditions.

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.

Chung Collection room open

Chung Collection room open

The Chung Collection exhibition tells some of the most compelling stories of Canada’s past.

Chung Collection exhibition closure

Chung Collection exhibition closure

The Chung Collection exhibition room will be temporarily closed from Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 29.