University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Borrow a Bike

The Portland Campus Library has bicycles to loan. Simply ask for a bike at the library information desk and enjoy a ride around the beautiful Evergreen Cemetary, run a local errand, or cruise around campus. We loan bikes for 4 hours, and helmets and locks are included. For more information come by the Portland Campus […]

Tuesday Meditation Group

We have everything we need to find contentment within ourselves–it is just a matter of practice. In this group, we will practice bringing ourselves back from our thoughts to a point of focus: where our bodies touch the Earth, our breath, a contemplation, our connection with others. This practice focuses on being gentle with ourselves, […]

Place and Narrative in the North Atlantic

Place and Narrative in the North Atlantic

April 7, 2022

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UNE Art Gallery at the Biddeford Campus Ketchum Library

Join UNE North director Holly Parker for a panel conversation with artists Ingunn Milla Joergensen & Alice Jones on the topic of a sense of place in the North Atlantic region’s different nations. As part of the UNE Art Gallery’s ongoing series of interdisciplinary public talks revolving around gallery exhibitions and academic overlap, this talk […]

Earth Month

April is Earth Month! New knowledge can lead to climate positive action. We invite you to stop by UNE Libraries on both campuses to check out our ongoing The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) display and peruse the book titles we have available to deepen the UNE community’s understanding of the issues highlighted in […]

Make a Zine!

Make a Zine!

April 1, 2022

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

Do you enjoy making things? Enjoy writing or art, comics or doodling? Feel passionately about something that you want to share with others? Cool! Join us for a Zine workshop on Friday April 1 from 6-7:30pm in the Ketchum Library Art Gallery. We’ll have all the supplies you need to walk away with your own […]

Open Education Week

March 7-11 is Open Education Week! OE Week is a celebration of the global open education movement. The goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide.   Cost of course materials is a top concern for both students and parents as prices have risen four times the rate of inflation over […]

Welcome Kate Harold

We are pleased to welcome Kate Harold to our library staff in the role of Collections Librarian. Kate has an extensive background in cataloging and records management and is responsible for creating and maintaining library records and the purchase and withdrawal of resources in accordance with our collections development policy. She also coordinates and manages interlibrary […]

Biophilia in the Library

Curious about the new plant dividers in the Portland Campus Library? We had long been looking to improve this space by creating some separation and take advantage of the bright lighting here. This seemed an ideal spot to bring some biophilic design into the library. Biophilic design is an emerging field of study in architecture […]

Black History Month

Black writers are central to American literature, history and culture. Explore this list to find your new favorite book–we have enough to keep you busy every month of the year, whether you enjoy poetry, fiction, or non-fiction. Visit our libraries or log in and read in the comfort of your favorite chair! List curated by Cathleen […]

Preserving Women’s Voices

UNE History Professor Dr. Elizabeth DeWolfe recently published an article in Maine Women Magazine highlighting the Maine Women Writers Collection, founders Grace A. Dow and Dorothy M. Healy and their vision to collect and preserve the often overlooked and undervalued literary works of women. Read her article at