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Giving to the Calvin T. Ryan Library

Gifts of Books and Other Materials

Gifts of books and other materials to support the Library's collections are always appreciated. For more information see the Gift and Donations Policy.

The Calvin T. Ryan Library, in association with the University of Nebraska Foundation, has launched a program to "Buy a Book for the Library" as a long-term project for library enhancement and to help replace books damaged by the April 9, 2013 storm.

Buy a book program

Monetary Gifts

Monetary gifts supporting the library are tax deductible and are handled by the University of Nebraska Foundation, a 501(c)(3) corporation.

Private financial support is vital to creating a margin of excellence at the Calvin T. Ryan Library. Your gifts can assist the library in bringing outstanding collections of information to the library on paper and electronically, as well as creating a physical environment which complements learning for UNK students and other library users. Please visit the following link and click on UNK Library Fund to give now. Thank you for your support.

Give to the Library

For more information about ways to support the Calvin T. Ryan Library, please contact:

Stephanie Kaczor
Director of Development
University of Nebraska Foundation
214 West 39th Street
Kearney, NE 68848
Tel: (308) 698-5282
Toll Free: (800) 432-3216


Janet Stoeger Wilke
Dean of the Library
Tel: (308) 865-8535