Ukrainian Library at the UECC
Hours of Operation
September to May:
Monday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
June - Aug:
Tuesday: 11 am - 3 pm
A specialized collection of books, periodicals, and audiovisual materials on Ukraine and Ukrainian subjects. The collection consists of items in the Ukrainian language, as well as publications about Ukraine in other languages, principally in English. The collection has over 20,300 books (including 1,900 children's books) and is fully cataloged and retrievable by author, title or subject.
The Ukrainian Library is a lending library and has a reading area for current newspapers and periodicals, a section for children's and Ukrainian Scouting (Plast) literature, a copier and computers.
The Library currently has over 450 members. Students and teachers from the Ukrainian Heritage School have free use of the library. Other members pay an annual due of $10 for adults or $5 for senior citizens.
Dedicated volunteers under the direction of the librarian, Iryna Kurylec, perform all library work. The Library has helped organize films for the Ukrainian Heritage School and Svitlychka – the Ukrainian Learning Center for Children, as well as teaches the students the methods of using the catalogs and how to locate needed materials in the Library.