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Ketchum Library Hours & Directions


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Ketchum Library8 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – 11 pm8 am – 11 pm
Lower Level Study Space24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours24 Hours
Art Gallery and Bush Exhibit8 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – midnight6 am – 10:30 pm 8 am – 10:30 pm
Special Collections officeClosedby appointmentby appointmentby appointmentby appointmentClosedClosed

Hours for Visitors

Our libraries welcome visitors who are not UNE students, faculty, staff or affiliates between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. all days that we are open. Learn more about our services for visitors.


map of Biddeford Campus
Biddeford Campus Map

Street Address

Jack S. Ketchum Library
11 Hills Beach Road
Biddeford, ME 04005

Driving Directions

Take the Maine Turnpike (I-95) to Exit 32 (Biddeford). After the tollbooth, turn left at the traffic light onto Route 111 (Alfred Street). Navigate to the right-hand lane. When you approach the five-way intersection, take a left onto Route 1, followed by an immediate right onto Route 111. At the next traffic light, turn right onto Route 9/208 (Pool Street). 

Turn left onto Hills Beach Road at the large blue University of New England sign. After the Alumni Cottage, the library is between and slightly behind the next two buildings on the left: Decary Hall and Stella Maris Hall.

Biddeford Campus Ketchum Library exterior


Parking on campus is extremely limited. Visitors should contact UNE’s Security Office for a day parking pass.

Public Transportation

The Silver Line Bus service travels between the Saco Transportation Center, where you can connect to local and regional bus and train service, to the Campus Center front circle. Learn more about transportation routes to and from campus.