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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 […]

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 […]

Your Vote 2023

National Voter Registration Day

September 19, 2023

Election Day is November 7, 2023. In Maine this year there will be two state legislative seats filled (District 45 and District 50) and numerous state and local ballot measures. Read more about these issues on Ballotpedia. Voting is a great privilege and come with some responsibilities. Make sure you are registered, know how to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bendable Resources for Maine Summers

Maine’s lifelong learning platform has resources to help you get into the great outdoors and enjoy Maine’s summers. Learn about animal tracking, how to identify trees on a hike, how baby birds learn to sing or how fungi move. Content is created and curated by local experts and is free for all Maine residents.

Drag Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour

April 27, 2023

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

Patty Bourrée is a Boston-based drag queen known for her big voice and hilarious storytelling. She appears regularly around New England in her original one-woman shows including ArtPatty, Are You Mad at Me?, and Another Evening with Patty Bourrée. The director of Boston’s chapter of Drag Story Hour, Patty has also performed at libraries and […]

Open Education Week

March 6 kicks off Open Education Week. OE Week is an annual platform to show the world what’s happening in Open Education, encompassing resources that are free of barriers and can be fully shared. OE Week activities and events are free and open to all. Join throughout the week and meet the wonderful community behind […]