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Use your library card to access U.S. Newsstream from ProQuest by clicking here.

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The Bailey Library also has access to digital copies of the past one year of the Kennebec Journal. To request an article or obituary published within the past one year, please email: reference@baileylibrary.org with the exact date of publication and a description of the article or obituary. The Maine State Library in Augusta has older archived copies of the Kennebec Journal on microfilm. You may also submit a local obituary search through the Maine State Library by visiting: maine.gov/msl/services/obituary.htm

U.S. Newsstream enables users to search current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. U.S. Newsstream provides key national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes exclusive and preferred access to top titles, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.

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The Seed Library is back for 2024! The Seed Library at the Bailey Library strives to preserve biodiversity and to promote local, heirloom varieties. Check out a packet of heirloom seeds, grow your own heritage vegetables, save seeds from the best plants, and then lend them to a friend or neighbor, participate in a “seed swap,” or use them yourself next year.
We have the following early spring vegetable seeds available NOW: Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce; Chioggia Guardsmark Beets; Brandywine Tomatoes

 

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