History Room

While We’re Closed

• Send your history and genealogy questions to history@patten.lib.me.us.
• Participate in a History Room Live session.
• Contribute to the How’s Your Week Going? COVID-19 Story Archive.
• Read the new History Room Blog.
Book an Archivist for in-depth research assistance.
• Catch up on genealogy with AncestryLibrary at home.
• Ask us about remote volunteer opportunities.

About Us

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.

History Room Hours & Staff

Currently closed, contact us for remote services

Jill Piekut Roy, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Peter Goodwin, Assistant
Jack Martin, Assistant
Karen Richard, Assistant

Video Tour of the History Room


Photo Gallery

History Room Photo Gallery