Local History

Welcome to the Local History and Special Collections section of the Bangor Public Library. Local History items provide information on Bangor, the Penobscot Valley, the State of Maine, and New England. Our materials include genealogical resources and historical references. Special Collections’ unique materials include rare books on various topics. It also includes photographs and archival collections that preserve Bangor’s history for future generations.

We are located on the Second Floor and we are staffed Monday – Friday 10 am – 5 pm.

Contact us at 207-947-8336 ext 103 or localhistory@bangorpubliclibrary.org