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Services & Spaces

Biddeford Campus Jack S. Ketchum Library

Exterior of Ketchum Library exterior with compass rose and blooming roses in foreground.

Study Spaces

The Biddeford Campus library features three floors of study space.

  • Silent study is located on the upper level
  • Collaborative study spaces are available on the main and lower levels.

You’ll find a mix of study tables, carrels, soft seating, adjustable-height and fixed standing-height study furniture.

Study space policies.

Study Rooms

There are 8 private and group study rooms in the library, available first come, first serve.

24/7 Study Space

24-hour study space is available in the library lower level. Food and beverages are are available at the Windward 365 Cafe, and there is a microwave and filtered hot & cold water. Use your UNE ID card at the Bush Center front entrance to access this space when the library is closed.

Meeting Spaces

The St. Francis Room is available for meetings, lectures, and events and contains video conference and presentation equipment, and a piano. The St. Francis room may be used as study space when not in use.

Art Gallery Spaces

The UNE Art Gallery at the Ketchum Library is located on the library main level and holds regular exhibits on artistic, cultural, and academic topics of interest to UNE. Gallery space can be reserved for meetings and events. The gallery is available as study space when not in use for events.

Maine Connection: The George and Barbara Bush Exhibit on the library main level can also be used for study.

Food & Drink

Food and drink are allowed. The Windward 365 Café in the library lower level is open 24/7 and serves Starbucks coffee, sandwiches, snacks and more. A microwave is available. Hot and cold filtered water is available on the main and lower levels.

Restrooms

Accessible restrooms are available on all three library levels. All-gender restrooms are located on the main and upper levels.

Printers, Computers & Technology

PC and Apple computers, black & white printers, and a multi-function copy/scan/fax machine are available.

Computers require a valid UNE login for use. Visitors may request guest access by appointment, or at the front desk during business hours.

Do not save your work to these computers!; when you log off these computers, all downloaded files, personal settings, browser cache, and cookies are deleted. Use cloud storage such as OneDrive or Google Docs, or a USB drive to save your work.

The 24-seat library computer lab can be reserved for library instruction classes.

Software

All computers are equipped with basic software including Microsoft Office Suite as well as software to support specific programs.

Contact UNE’s Information Technology Services (ITS) with questions about campus computer software.

Printers

Students receive a 500 sheet print credit at the beginning of each semester. Learn more about printing on campus. Color and large format or volume printing is available at the Copy Center on each campus.

Questions & Help

If you have questions or need help with anything in the Biddeford Campus Library space, see the staff at the library front desk, or contact Access Services Librarian Jenna Blake Davis.