The History Room is located on the second floor of the Patten Free Library, accessible by stair and elevator.
12 PM – 4 PM, Monday-Thursday & Saturday
(Saturday hours are 10 AM – 1 PM in the summer from Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Closed Fridays and Sundays.
Summer Hours (April 24-September 5):
12-4 PM, Tuesday – Friday
(207) 443-5141 ex. 1018
Patten Free Library
33 Summer St.
Bath, ME 04530
Reference librarians in the History Room can help you:
If you are unable to visit us and you have a local history or genealogy question:
If you need more remote research help than the library can provide:
Read the History Room Blog
Sign up for Patten Free Library’s weekly eNews.
Sign up for the History Room Email List to learn about upcoming programs and events via occasional emails.
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