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Maine Libraries

Augusta

Maine State Library
State House Station #64
Augusta ME 04333
207-287-5600
Large collection focused on Maine sources, but have substantial material on Massachusetts and New Hampshire with growing section on Quebec and the Maritimes. The library has online access to several major genealogical databases. The library is part of an integrated library network. The online catalog items that display "H" or "MSL" are found in this library.

 

Bangor

Bangor Public Library
145 Harlow St.
Bangor ME 04401
207-947-8336
The Bangor Room is home to the library's local history and special collections. They have general reference to Maine and New England and an index to the Bangor Daily News. The library is part of the same library network catalog as the state library. Search their catalog online.

 

Bath

Sagadahoc Hist. & Gen. Room
Patten Free Library 
33 Summer St.
Bath ME 04530
207-443-5141 ext. 18
This library focuses on the resources for Sagadahoc County with cemetery transcriptions, newspaper indexes, and vital records with other general research material and genealogical family files.

 

Portland

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress St.
Portland ME 04101
207-774-1822
This is the largest Maine local history and genealogy library in the state. The vast collection includes published histories and genealogies, census, cemetery records, newspapers, directories, church records, manuscripts, and special collections. The library has access to several major online genealogical databases. Their catalog is part of a network with the state library.

 

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