Fogler Library Reopening
Raymond H. Fogler Library will reopen to the University of Maine System on Monday, August 17, 2020. At this time, access to the building will be limited to the following:
- Faculty, staff, and students of the University of Maine System
- Staff from the University of Maine Foundation and the University of Maine Alumni Association
- UMaine retirees with a Gold Card
To protect the health of library patrons and staff, we have implemented new procedures for in-person visitors. All patrons must enter through the Union-facing entrance and exit through the doors facing the University Mall. Certain sections on the first floor and select stairwells will be limited to one-way traffic. All patrons will need a valid card to access the library.
While building access will be limited to UMaine patrons, we are committed to providing the public with continued access to our services and resources. Staff throughout the library are available to provide remote assistance, including staff in Special Collections, Government Publications, Reference, the Patent and Trademark Resource Center, and the Maine Business, Science and Technology Library.
Fogler Library COVID-19 Policies
Entrance and Exit
The only entrance to Fogler Library will be the east entrance facing the Memorial Union. The exit will be the north doors facing the University Mall.
Face coverings are required at all times in Fogler Library in accordance with the University of Maine System policy on face coverings.
One-way Traffic on the First Floor
Certain areas on the first floor and select stairwells are open to one-way traffic only. Please look for arrows on the floor and directional signs to help navigate the building.
Access to the library is limited to faculty, staff, and students of the University of Maine System; staff from the University of Maine Foundation and the University of Maine Alumni Association; and UMaine retirees with a Gold Card.
Please maintain 6 feet of space between other patrons at all times. Seating has been rearranged to help with physical distancing. Please do not rearrange seating or move additional seating into other areas.