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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!

Chung Milestone: 10,000th Visitor!

Chung Milestone: 10,000th Visitor!

RBSC recently welcomed the 10,000th visitor to the Chung Collection exhibition.

A Queer Century, 1869-1969

A Queer Century, 1869-1969

The exhibition “A Queer Century, 1869-1969” has been extended through September 11, 2019.

Welcome Congress 2019!

Welcome Congress 2019!

RBSC will have special weekend open hours during Congress 2019.

Shakespeare and the book

Shakespeare and the book

Our summer 21018 Shakespeare exhibition is back by popular demand!

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.

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.