Winter break hours will start on Friday, December 14 and conclude on Saturday, January 5. During this time, the library will be open for abbreviated hours. For the full listing, please see our hours webpage. Daily hours are also noted on our home page.
The library and its services will be closed on Wednesday, December 5 in observation of the national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. For more information regarding this day, please see the UNMC Today article.
To help students relax while finishing out the semester, the McGoogan Library of Medicine will host relaxation breaks during the weeks of December 3 and 10. All are welcome.
Pet therapy: Volunteers from Paws for Friendship, a local pet therapy organization, will bring dogs to the library to help students and others de-stress, on the sixth floor of Wittson Hall on Tuesday, December 4, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Healthy snack break: Grab a healthy snack in the Linder Lounge located on the sixth floor of the library. Snacks will be available (while supplies last) starting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 6.
Relax with animals: Enjoy calming views of puppies, kittens and other animals livestreaming on a monitor in the library’s sixth floor lobby area.
Wellness Corner and the Reflection Room: For additional relaxation, don’t forget to spend time in the library’s Reflection Room located on the eighth floor, or the Wellness Corner, located on the northwest side of the sixth floor. Massage chairs are located in both areas.
Extended Hours: The library will have extended hours during final exam week:
- Sunday, December 9: 1:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
- Monday, December 10 through Thursday, December 13: 7:30 a.m.-12:00 midnight
Winter break hours will begin December 14. For a full listing of the library’s hours, please see the library website.
For the Thanksgiving holiday, the library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday and remain closed on Thursday and Friday. We will be open again on Saturday at 10 a.m. for our regular hours.
The library will be closed on Sunday September 2 and Monday September 3 for the Labor Day holiday. As always, our electronic resources, via our website, are available 24/7.