UBC unveils $80-million Barber Learning Centre

April 14, 2008

Last Friday, the University of British Columbia unveiled its new $79.7-million Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.  Dr. Barber donated more than $20 million to the project back in 2002.  The new facility is built around the refurbished core of the original UBC main library, which was built in 1925.  The Learning Centre also includes Canada's first robotic library storage unit, study space, a lecture theatre, meeting halls and seminar rooms.  BC News Release