Ella Johnson Crandall Memorial Library


Library Hours

Regular Hours (beginning January 8)


2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.



Holiday Closures/Special Hours

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 15)

Closed Sunday and Monday

Winter Break (Feb. 8-11)

Closed Thursday - Sunday

Spring Break (Mar. 10 - 17)

Closed Sunday - Sunday

Good Friday Break (Mar. 29-31)

Closed Friday - Sunday

ReUnion Weekend Friday (Apr. 5)

Mystery at the Gala Spring Banquet (Apr. 14)

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Closed Sunday

Finals Week Extended Hours

(Apr. 28 - May 1)

Sunday 2:00 p.m.-11:00p.m.

Monday - Wednesday 8:00a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Last Day of Semester (May 2)

Summer (May 3 - August 18)

Closing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 2 

Library Closed to General Public, 

Open by Appointment Only to Union Students and Employees  

Students Studying

research help

Librarians are available to help you research! To schedule an appointment, please click on the RAP appointment button below.

faculty services

The library offers several services to assist faculty, including: library resource and information literacy instruction, library materials requests, course reserves, copyright guidance, and more.

See our faculty services.
Photo of Union College from 1891.

heritage and archives

Looking for information on the history of Union College, College View Church, the College View community, or the Mid-America Union?  

Check out our heritage and archives.

Studio for Writing and Speaking Hours

If you need a fellow brainstormer, an extra pair of eyes for grammar glitches, or just plain encouragement to hang in there while preparing a paper or speech, visit the consultants in the Studio. For this free-of-charge service, you can simply walk in for a consultation.

Peer Consultants

Monday-Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm

Professional Consultant 

Tuesdays 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m.

Wednesdays 11:00a.m.-3:00p.m.

More information available on the Studio's website.


Union College's Ella Johnson Crandall Memorial Library leads the campus in the utilization of information resources and preservation of institutional heritage and serves students, faculty, staff, and community members in their intellectual and spiritual growth. It also houses the university's Student Success Center and The Studio for Writing and Speaking.

Whether you are a Union College student or employee, or a local community member, our friendly library team is waiting to assist you in your academic and research pursuits!

Contact Us

Location: Don Love Building, Upper Level
Call: 402.486.2514
E-mail: librarysupport@ucollege.edu

Union College Library
3800 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506