Fogler Library Hours

***Fogler Library will be open to all patrons beginning Monday, June 14, 2021. After that date, you will no longer need a MaineCard to access the building, and you will be welcome to use either entrance to enter or exit Fogler Library. The University of Maine System policy on face coverings is still in effect.

Raymond H. Fogler Library is currently open to University of Maine System patrons. 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

All patrons must enter through the doors facing the Memorial Union. The doors facing the Mall will be exit only. You will need a valid MaineCard to enter the library. If the swipe on your card is not working, please contact the MaineCard Service Center. For a complete list of health and safety procedures, please visit our Return to Campus page.

Summer Hours (May 9 – August 29)*

Mon – Thurs 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat – Sun 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


  • Monday, May 31, Memorial Day, Closed
  • Sunday, July 4th, Independence Day, Closed
  • Monday, July 5th, Independence Day Observed, Closed

Department Hours

Administrative Office

Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Business Office

Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Mon – Thurs 8:00 am – Midnight
Friday 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – Midnight

Collection Services (Serial and Monograph Acquisitions)
Content Management (Cataloging and Technical Services)

Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Government Documents/Microforms Office and GeoScan Spatial & Numeric Data Service

Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Documents may be paged from closed stacks whenever the Reference Desk is open. Staff assistance for GIS, spatial and numeric data is available weekdays only. All microforms and some government documents (self-service open document stacks) and the GeoScan computer are available whenever the building is open.

Interlibrary Loan

Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Reference & Information Literacy Help Desk

Please see our Ask a Librarian page for Help Desk hours. The hours listed on that page are for Reference service only. Reference materials are available whenever the library is open.

Special Collections

Special Collections is currently open by appointment to those who are able to enter the building through MaineCard swipe access. For details or to schedule an appointment, please visit our Special Collections webpage.