News & Updates

Heritage Days Book Sale: Volunteers Needed!

May 11, 2017

The Friends of Patten Free Library need many, many volunteers to help unpack, set-up, staff, and break down the annual Heritage Days Book Sale over the fourth of July weekend.  To sign up, click here .  (Please note: Only your name will appear on the on-line form after you sign up. No other contact information […]

How to Evaluate Information

April 25, 2017

In a time of fake news and alternative facts, how do you know what to believe? Check out these sites created by academic and public libraries. Or, ask one of our reference librarians for help. “How to Identify and Avoid Fake News” by Indiana University East Library “Librarians vs. Fake News” by Gail Borden Public […]

125th Open House

December 2, 2016

The Patten Free Library is commemorating 125 years of service to the community. We invite you to join us for an Open House celebration and fundraiser. When: December 30th, 2016 5p-8p Where: Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street, Bath, Maine Why: Because you love the Patten Free as much as we do! The night will […]