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Visit us for research help, to see our  collections, or to find a place to study. At Xwi7xwa Library everyone is welcome!

A Xwi7xwa Halloween

Looking for some creepy tales and mysteries of things that go bump in the night to celebrate this Halloween time of year? We’ve rounded up some of our favorites here from our collection to help make your Halloween spooktacular! What We Do in the Shadows written and directed by Jemaine Cement & Taika Waititi is […]

Autumn at Xwi7xwa

As the days fill with crisp air and gorgeous foliage, the longer nights are spent with good books–something we love to do here at the library. Whether you’re spending your fall cozied up on the couch with books or outside in nature, we’ve highlighted some great books on food, harvest and land for you to […]

Orange Shirt Day on September 30

September 30 is an annual day to recognize & raise awareness about the residential school system in Canada, join together in the spirit of reconciliation, and honour the experiences of Indigenous People. Share your support and orange shirt on September 30th with the hashtag #orangeshirtday on social media. Orange Shirt Day is inspired by Phyllis […]

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day When: Friday, September 20, 1:00-3:30 Where: Rare Books and Special Collections, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre   Join a team of librarians, archivists, faculty and outreach colleagues for a session that looks at resources available for the research and teaching of Indigenous studies and history at UBC. We will look […]