The Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education is located on the Portland campus of the University of Southern Maine. During open hours (listed below) we welcome visitors to stop by and take a look around the reference room, see the globes in our globe cases, or view our latest exhibition. 

If you have any questions before you come in, please contact us at (207) 780-4850 or

For more information regarding visiting as a researcher, please visit our research page. 

map of 1st floor of glickman library on USM's Portland Campus


We will be closed to the public Saturday, August 24th and Saturday, August 31st. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sunday & Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm (during the academic year; 10:00am – 4:00pm, May 23rd, 2019 to August 29th, 2019)

Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (closed holiday weekends)

Please note: These hours are subject to change. We recommend calling ahead to verify: 207-780-4850.

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