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The World At Night's 'A is for Asteroids' Lecture on January 14, 3:30pm at IKBLC

The World At Night: One People, One Sky Educational presentation Sponsored by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Vancouver Centre, and the University of British Columbia Lillooet Room (Rm. 301) in IKBLC, the UBC Learning Centre The celestial alphabet is a wonderful thing. This talk explores such oddities as: meteorites and how money can […]

The World At Night's 'How High Is The Sky?' Lecture on January 28, 2-3pm at IKBLC

The World At Night's 'How High Is The Sky?' Lecture on January 28, 2-3pm at IKBLC

As a part of the TWAN Photo Exhibit at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, UBC the Royal Astronomical Society is pleased to sponsor this presentation by Harvey Dueck at the Dodson Room (IKBLC Rm. 302) in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Learning Centre Olympic exhibit in UBC Reports

Learning Centre Olympic exhibit in UBC Reports

The January 2010 issue of UBC Reports – the Winter Games edition – features a story on the Olympic Legacy Exhibit, now on display at the Learning Centre Gallery. You can view the story here: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2010/01/07/how-ubc-has-shaped-canadas-role-in-olympics/

The World At Night Astronomy Exhibit

The World At Night Astronomy Exhibit (January 4, 2010 to January 30, 2010) The World At Night (TWAN) is a program to create and exhibit a collection of stunning photographs and time-lapse videos of the world’s most beautiful and historic sites against a nighttime backdrop of stars, planets and celestial events. TWAN is a bridge […]

Robson Reading Series @ IKBLC Presents Ian Ferguson

Ian Ferguson is an award-winning playwright and humorist whose commentaries have been widely broadcast on radio and television. He is the creator of the live improvised soap operas Die-Nasty and Sin City and is currently writing a sitcom pilot for a major U.S. television network.

UBC on the podium

UBC’s rich Olympic legacy is on display for those wanting a closer look at the athletes and academics who have helped shape Canada’s role in the global sporting event.

Gallery Exhibit on UBC's Unique Olympic Legacy.

December 18 – March 1, 2010

Learning Centre featured in Open Door newsletter

An update on the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is featured on page 3 of Open Door, the newsletter of the B.C. Library Trustees’ Association.

Drippytown exhibit in Vancouver Courier

The Vancouver Courier features an article on the exhibit Drippytown: Vancouver Life Through the Eyes of Independent Cartoonists.

Patricia Logie donation, event featured in the Coast Reporter

Patricia Logie, a B.C. artist who has donated her portrait collection Chronicles of Pride to UBC Library, is featured in the Coast Reporter, a Sunshine Coast newspaper.