The Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room supports Patten Free Library’s mission to preserve local history by collecting, preserving, and making available published and original materials pertaining to the history of Maine and Sagadahoc County.
We help patrons learn about life in the Library’s member communities by providing research assistance and instruction, collaborating with local schools and organizations, and presenting celebrated public programming both in person and online.
The History Room will be open for temporary, summer hours from Monday, April 24 through Tuesday, September 5, 2023:
Tuesday – Friday: 12-4
Saturday: 12-4 (10-1 Memorial Day to Labor Day)
The History Room will not be accepting any donations of archival materials during Summer 2023 while the Archivist is on parental leave. We encourage you to hold on to your collections until September 2023.
If you are visiting temporarily and have limited time to find a new home for your items, please feel welcome reach out to the appropriate local historical society to offer your material during this time:
Bath Historical Society: email@example.com
West Bath Historical Society: firstname.lastname@example.org
Woolwich Historical Society: email@example.com
Georgetown Historical Society: firstname.lastname@example.org
Temporary Summer Hours (April 24-September 5)
Tuesday-Friday 12 PM – 4 PM
Saturday 12 PM – 4 PM (Memorial Day to Labor Day 10 AM – 1 PM)
Closed Sundays and Mondays.
207-443-5141 x 1018
Mary Kate Kwasnik, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Jack Martin, Reference Librarian
Bath Daily Times digitization project