Welcome to the Ella Johnson Crandall Memorial Library in the Don Love Building on the campus of Union College. Whether you are a student, faculty member, or community member, our friendly staff is waiting to assist you in your academic and research pursuits.

The library leads the Union College campus in the utilization of information resources, preservation of institutional heritage, and serves students, faculty, staff, and community members in their intellectual and spiritual growth.


Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m–11 p.m.*
Friday: 7:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1 p.m.–11 p.m.

Also, see our holiday closures and modified hours.

* During the school year, the library closes for chapel on Tuesdays (10:20 a.m.–11:30 a.m.).

Summer hours frequently vary according to campus class schedules, holidays, and breaks. Please call the library for updated hours during the summer.

Contact us

Location: Don Love Building, Upper Level
Phone: 402.486.2514
Text Message Number: 402.302.1997
Fax: 402.486.2678
Union College Library
3800 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506

research help

To schedule a Research Assistance Program appointment please click on the link below.

Learn more about our reference services.

study rooms

You must now reserve the study room you want to use online. Study rooms can be reserved for 30 minute increments. Currently there is no limit to the number of half an hour time slots you can have in a day. This may change in the future depending on usage trends, so please review the study room policy.

Make a reservation.


Many professors have prepared numerous resources to help you through your classes. We help put those resources together in the form of LibGuides.

View our LibGuides.

Teachers, are you in need of the Library's assistance? We're here to help.

See our faculty services.

Sheets of blank, scattered paper. A cute Union College squirrel illustration is nestled on one of them.


Want to keep the rules?

Read the library's policies.

Library books (photo credit goes to Jessica Ruscello of Unsplash)

other libraries

Union College Library isn't the only library whose resources are available to you.

Check out other libraries.

Borrow resources via interlibrary loan.