University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Donna Loring Lecture

Reading by Morgan Talty

October 5, 2023

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

St. Francis Room, Ketchum Library, Biddeford

This year’s Donna Loring Lecture will be a reading by Morgan Talty, author of Night of the Living Rez October 5, 2023 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. St. Francis Room, Ketchum Library, UNE Biddeford CampusFree and open to the public; refreshments providedFree books available for UNE students with student ID (while supplies last)Event will be recorded as […]

Online Panel Discussion

How Do We keep Talking With Our Neighbors?

October 5, 2023

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Join UNE Librarian Sonya Durney as she hosts a Maine Humanities Council panel discussion “How Do We Keep Talking With Our Neighbors.” Sonya and other panelists from Maine’s library community will share how they connect with their communities despite the prevalence of fear and extreme viewpoints. Learn more about this program at the Maine Humanities […]

“Camera Lucida” Gallery Walk with Rose Marasco

“Camera Lucida” Gallery Walk with Rose Marasco

September 28, 2023

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Renowned photographer Rose Marasco will lead a gallery walk at the UNE Art Gallery in Portland to talk about the artwork in her solo exhibition “Camera Lucida”, featuring pieces from the Maine Women Writers Collection, the Stephen K Halpert Collection of Photography at UNE, and the personal collection of the artist. Join us to learn more […]

American Breakdown: A Conversation with Jennifer Lunden

American Breakdown: A Conversation with Jennifer Lunden

September 28, 2023

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Online on Zoom and livestreamed on; free and open to the public  This event will celebrate the publication of Lunden’s book, American Breakdown: Our Ailing Nation, My Body’s Revolt, and the Nineteenth-Century Woman Who Brought Me Back to Life (Harper Wave 2023), and will include a reading, facilitated conversation, and Q&A. American Breakdown is a Silent Spring for the human […]

Library Scuttle

Introducing our new newsletter to let you know about the goings on in the library, The Library Scuttle. This publication will feature resources to help you in your studies, cool things from our collections and archives, as well as library news and events. You’ll find the Scuttle available to peruse in the restrooms on both […]

Maine State Park Pass Available to Borrow

We now have a Maine State Park pass available to borrow at each campus library. The passes will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be borrowed for 3 days at a time and are valid at participating Maine State Parks, which include local parks such as: Enjoy Maine’s best this summer at […]

Read ME Statewide Summer Reading Program

We are participating in the Read ME summer reading program offered by the Maine State Library and the Maine Writer’s & Publishers Alliance. Each year two titles by emerging Maine authors are selected to be read and discussed at local libraries. The series features author talks and discussions across the state. This summer’s featured books […]

Rose Marasco: Camera Lucida

Opening for Rose Marasco: Camera Lucida

June 23, 2023

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

June 23-October 8, 2023 Opening reception: Friday, June 23, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Book event: Thursday, September 7, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Rose Marasco, a major voice in the world of contemporary photography, is celebrated in the solo exhibition “Rose Marasco: Camera Lucida” opening Friday, June 23 at the University of New England Art Gallery in […]

UNE Pride

Find resources to support the LGBTQIA+ community this pride month using UNE’s Community Equity & Diversity Library Resource Initiative website. This website features books, articles, films, podcasts, many of which have been suggested by the UNE Community, in support and understanding of our LBGTQIA+ community members.

Library Staff Updates

We welcome two new librarians to our staff and congratulate Sonya Durney on the completion of her Ph.D.! Welcoming Ann Price Ann Price is the new Access Services Librarian at Ketchum Library. Prior to coming to UNE, she was the Community Resources Coordinator at Portland Public Library. Ann has a Master of Library and Information […]