Hours & Directions
We are located on the Portland campus of the University of New England in the Josephine S. Abplanalp Library, and maintain a smaller space at the Biddeford campus Ketchum Library.
University of New England
716 Stevens Avenue
The Josephine S. Abplanalp Library is the large brick building located at the end of College Street.
Enter the library through the courtyard door. The Maine Women Writers Collection is located on the library first floor: turn left at the library front desk and continue down the hallway past the 24-hour lounge.
While our primary location is on the Portland campus, we also have a presence in the Ketchum Library on the Biddeford campus in the Special Collections office. Contact the curator to arrange a visit.
From Rte. 9/208: turn left onto Hills Beach Road. After the Alumni Cottage, the library is between and slightly behind the next two buildings on the left (Decary Hall and Stella Maris Hall).
The Special Collections office is located on the first floor of the library, across from the library front desk.