Update 8/19/21

Following the CDC guidelines, starting Monday, August 23, all people entering the library buildings are asked to wear a mask. This measure is put into place to reduce the risk of being infected with the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others. Union County is at a level of substantial transmission and mask-wearing inside of public areas is recommended.



As of July 1, all three Union County Libraries are open!

People are able to:

  • browse the collection
  • use tables and lounge areas
  • use public computers: sessions are extended to 60 minutes
  • use the copying machine
  • attend programming in-person and online
  • return books inside the library
  • receive tech help in-person


Following the CDC, PA Department of Health and local guidelines the library encourages masking for all individuals.

Library materials will no longer be quarantined. Patrons are still able to place orders online or by phone for pickup.


Hours of operation at each library will be as follows:

Herr Memorial Library, Mifflinburg: Monday through Thursday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday closed.

Public Library for Union County, Lewisburg: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 am  to 8:30 pm; Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm; and Sunday closed.

West End Library, Laurelton: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm; Saturday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm; and Wednesday and Sunday closed.


For general questions, call the library or “Submit a Question” under the “Contact Us” tab at UnionCountyLibraries.org.


Library customers are still encouraged to visit UnionCountyLibraries.org for unlimited 24/7 access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, TV, research databases and more materials for all ages.


I want to order (borrow) an item. What should I do?

  1. Place a hold online or by calling your library.
  2. Wait for an email or phone notification confirming your item is ready for pickup.


How do I place a hold? (video tutorial)

  1. Call the library or
  2. Go to “My Account”  and sign in using your library card number. Your pin number is the last 6 digits of your library card number. (Watch this video tutorial on how to use My Account)
  3. Search for a title or topic of interest.
  4. Click on the title you would like to borrow (place a hold on).
  5. Click the large orange button with the words “Place Hold.”
  6. Select the location you would like to pick up your books at.
  7. Wait for an email or phone notification confirming your item is ready for pickup.