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  • The Student Publication retrospective Who is Woo? features a selection of publications that define the student life of Emily Carr University of Art + Design over the past 90 years. The exhibition will celebrate the artistic works and publications created by past students.

    Come visit the library to interact and explore the rich history of Emily Carr and creativity of the students.

    The Student Publication retrospective Who is Woo?
    Opening Night | Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 5 to 7pm
    Exhibition | March 4 - 23, 2016
    Emily Carr University Library
    1400 Johnston Street, Granville Island

  • Roma Publications is an independent art publisher based in Amsterdam.  It was founded in 1998 by designer Roger Willems, and artists Mark Manders and Marc Nagtzaam.

  • The Library is having an Instagram Photo Contest for the month of February, beginning Monday the 1st and ending on Monday the 29th. Post a photo of what you love about the Library to Instagram with the hashtag #LoveYourLibraryECU for a chance at four weekly prizes!

    WEEKLY PRIZE OF: Your choice of 2 books from our secret stash!

    How it works:

  • The Library will be closed on Monday, February 8, for Family Day.

    See all the Library's hours.

  • Library Window Gallery
    February 3 - 15, 2016


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    • designed to be practical and useful, rather than attractive
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  • The Artists' Books Collection is OPEN!

    Starting this week and every Wednesday throughout the semester our Artists' Books co-op student, William Dereume, will host open-drawer browsing sessions in the Artists' Books Collection.

    Visit the Library every Wednesday between 11am - 1pm if you're curious!

  • The Library will be closed for the holidays beginning Saturday, December 19th. We will re-open on Monday, January 4th, 2016.

    Also, don't forget that the Library will only be open 9am-12pm on Friday, December 18th.

    See all the Library's hours here.

  • Updated 12/2/15: The Library will be open until December 18th.

    The Library's regular fall semester hours will continue until Friday December 11th, 2015. From December 12th until December 18th (originally the 22nd), the Library will be open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, and closed on the weekends.

    On December 18th, the Library will be open from 9am - 12pm only.

    See all the Library's hours here.

  • Artists’ Books Co-op Position, Emily Carr University Library
    3-credit co-op

    Contact: Larissa Beringer, Art, Design + Media Librarian, Emily Carr University Library,

    How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and CV to

    Deadline: Monday December 7, 2015

  • ‘IN ELSE’ is a two person exhibition by Estonian artists Alina Orav (b. 1989) and Liisa Kruusmägi (b. 1988). 

    The show features paintings, photos, drawings and sculptural objects created by the artists during their stay in Vancouver in the fall of 2015.

    The display opens on the 15th and continues through 22nd November 2015. 

    You are cordially invited to the RECEPTION of the show on Thursday November 19th at 6 pm. 

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