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Locations & Directions

UNE Portland Campus

The Maine Women Writers Collection is located on the Portland campus of the University of New England in the Josephine S. Abplanalp Library.


Abplanalp Library 
University of New England 
Portland Campus 
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland, Maine 
(207) 221-4334


Directions to the UNE Portland Campus


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.
Map of the UNE Portland Campus
Floor map of the Abplanalp Library

UNE Biddeford Campus

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. Staffed hours are limited at this location, so please contact the curator if you’d like to visit.


Directions to the UNE Biddeford Campus


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.
Map of the UNE Biddeford Campus
Floor map of the Ketchum Library


Contact the Office of Safety and Security for information about parking on campus