Patten Free Library

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Coordinates: 43°54′54″N 69°48′55″W / 43.915°N 69.8153°W / 43.915; -69.8153

Patten Free Library
Country United States
Type Public
Established 1847
Location Bath, Maine
Size 56,000
Access and use
Circulation 150,000
Population served 17,148
Other information
Budget $655,496
Director Lesley Dolinger
Staff 24
Website [1]

The Patten Free Library is a public library in Bath, Maine. It also serves the communities of Arrowsic, Georgetown, West Bath, and Woolwich. It was founded in 1847 and the modern library building was built in 1889. New wings were built in 1961 and 1998.[1]


  1. ^ "History of the Library". Retrieved 4 September 2012.