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Ronald Sparrow and The Sparrow Case

Xwi7xwa Library has gathered some resources highlighting the work of Ronald “Bud” Sparrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and community during this time. Sparrow’s influence on Canada’s understanding of Aboriginal fishing will continue in others’ work. Please contact the branch with research related questions if you do not find what you are […]

Collection Spotlight: A Children’s Booklist for Orange Shirt Day

Between the late 1800s and 1996, more than 150, 000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit children attended Indian Residential Schools. Orange Shirt Day, September 30th, was inspired by the story of Survivor Phyllis Webstad and honours the experiences of all children impacted by the Residential Schools. On September 30th join X̱wi7x̱wa Library in the conversation […]

Farewell to Bronte Burnette!

Xwi7xwa Library would like to thank Bronte Burnette, our recent student librarian, for all her hard work and contributions during her time with us! Burnette moved to Vancouver from Montana and joined our team while working on her MLIS at UBC’s iSchool. She has since graduated from the program and is the Educational Resource Developer […]

Say Goodbye to Daily Overdue Fines!

Starting September 15 2020, UBC Library is eliminating daily overdue fines on books, journals and audio-visual (AV) materials for all library users. Here are some other important points about the Library’s update on overdue fines: Overdue fines for Course Reserve loans, Interlibrary loans and electronics will still apply when physical borrowing resumes. Fines for overdue recalled […]