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Questions? Ask us! Our new interaction space with users

On February 22, 2017, when users will enter Webster Library, they will be greeted by librarians and staff in a place that will leave no doubt as to its purpose: simply put, whatever your question is, we will find the… Continue Reading →

LB-4 closure and book move

The packing and moving of the books on LB-4 to an offsite storage facility began on December 16 and will continue through the holidays. These steps are in fact the “easy” part. A number of complicated issues had to be… Continue Reading →

LB-2 construction update

We’re looking forward to the opening of LB-2 in January 2017. Library staff recently had a sneak peek at the construction progress on this floor. Here are some photos. Also, we’re pleased to report that the Webster Library’s washrooms will be… Continue Reading →

Plans for phase 4: Dismantling the empty shelves on LB-4

In preparation for the renovation of LB-4 (the final phase of the Webster Library Transformation Project), the empty shelves located in the south-west corner of LB-4 were dismantled and placed in storage. The empty space will be used to prepare the collection… Continue Reading →

LB-2 construction update

The renovations on LB-2 are proceeding according to plans and should be ready in January 2017 as scheduled.

New temporary entrances for the Webster Library

As part of Phase 3 of the Webster Library Transformation project, LB-2 is closed for renovations. The main staircase entrance to the Webster Library is closed until February 2017 as it is part of this phase of construction. Visitors may… Continue Reading →

LB5 opening on Thursday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m.: Here’s a sneak peek

The renovation of LB5 Mackay side is basically completed. Only a few more details require attention. Work on LB5 Bishop side is progressing at a good pace. In the photos below, you’ll notice a vivid colour palette of bright blues and greens… Continue Reading →

Temporary reference, circulation and course reserve areas on LB3

Above: Rendering of the Webster Library’s main staircase, © Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneux Architectes Phase 3 of the renovations is probably the largest of the four phases since it will encompass all of LB2, including the entrance, the circulation and reference desks,… Continue Reading →

You’re invited to the opening of the Webster Library Transformation (Phase 1)

Join us on Monday, September 28 at 1:00 p.m. for the reopening of LB3 East.   See you there!

Moving our collections

Prisma was awarded the contract to install the new black frames for the shelving on LB3 East. Most of the installation was done during the Construction Holiday to facilitate their work. Should everything go according to plan, books in the… Continue Reading →

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