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Event: Lunch-time conversation session for Education students, July 9 & 16

What do Education students need from the Library?

Please attend a  lunch-time* conversation about Education students’ needs and Education Library services.
What do you need to get your best work done?  What do you find challenging about the research process?
Share your experiences, hear from your colleagues, and help the Education Library improve its services for current and future students.

Dates: Monday, July 9 and Monday, July 16
Time: 12:00pm-12:50pm
Location: Room 155,  Neville Scarfe Building ( AKA The Young Learners Library )

There’s no need to register in advance, just join us at one of these times.  We look forward to seeing you.

* YES, there will be FOOD*

UBC Education Library welcomes children and families to “Young Learners Library” on May 18th

Looking for somewhere to go on this upcoming school professional day? UBC Education Library welcomes children and families on Friday, May 18th to our special “Young Learners Library” lounge area. From 8am to 5pm, room 155, which is usually a computer commons area, will be transformed into a miniature young person’s library.  Find a cozy seat in a soft chair or sit on the sofa with a friend or family member and share a book!

Books will be arranged at tables into the following categories: First Books, Picture/Story Books, Readers, Early Chapter Books. Children’s Novels and Young Adult Novels. Our Makerspace Kits and puppets will also be on display in the lounge and available for borrowing as usual.


New Books at UBC Education Library

New Arrivals
For a current list of the newest books to hit our shelves please visit:



Science Rendezvous 2018: Seeds and STEM

Join us for UBC’s 2018 Science Rendezvous festival Saturday, May 12 (10 AM – 2 PM)  This year’s theme is “Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!” and will emphasize science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) research & innovation.

At UBC Education Library, you’ll be able to get your hands dirty with some “Seedy” fun. Plant a seed, make a thematic button, learn about the UBC Seed Lending Library and some of the ways STEAM is explored in Teacher Education. Hosted by Yvonne Dawydiak, Instructional Specialist Faculty of Education and Wendy Traas, UBC Education Library.

Koerner and Education Library branch closures planned for Saturday, June 9