Education Library Blog

Stay up to date on news, events and special features.

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

New Resource: Education Library Video Tutorials

UBC Education Library has created a series of library video tutorials to help you get started and advance your skills when conducting research and using library resources.

These videos will give you the information you need to search for books and journal articles in a variety of information sources such as UBC Library, subject databases, and Google Scholar.  These videos also delve into how to access library research guides, citation managers, and information for distance students.

Learn more: