Special Collections

Reading Room Hours


Fall 2021: The Reading Room is open to UMS community members (University of Maine System students, faculty, and staff who are fully vaccinated, wearing a mask, and have a current UMS/USM ID) for in-person research during the hours listed below.

All non-UMS/USM researchers must make an appointment prior to visiting campus in order to access our materials. Please use the "Contact Us" button in order to do so.

Please note that some COVID-19 restrictions may apply for in-person use of the Reading Room. For up-to-date information on USM operations during the Fall 2021 semester, visit the Healthy Huskies Website.

If you have any further questions, please contact susie.bock@maine.edu.  


Special Collections is on the 6th floor of Glickman Family Library on the USM Portland campus. For a map and parking information, click. Our Reading Room is also open by appointment. To schedule a visit outside regular hours, please contact Susie Bock, susie.bock@maine.edu, (207) 780-4269. 

Regular Hours

Effective: Sunday, January 1, 2017 to Saturday, December 31, 2022
Contact: (207) 780-4269
Day Time
Monday 1pm - 4:45pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 1pm - 4:45pm
Thursday 1pm - 4:45pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed