The Celia Epstein Stone Research Room houses the library’s collection of Wareham and Local History. This room is open by appointment only – please call  for details – 508-295-2343 x1011.

If you need a copy of an article or an obituary from the Wareham Courier Microfilm, please fill out this form.

There is a $3 charge per article. All proceeds support the Stone Research Room.

Wareham Cemetery Records – This website contains names of individuals buried in Wareham’s four cemetery’s along with photos of gravestones. It has been curated by Andrew Griffith.

Wareham Courier Obituary Index – Website covers obituaries (sorted by last name) of the Wareham Courier from 1905-1918 and 1931-1998.

Doing genealogy research? 

For a limited time, Wareham Free Library card holders have access from their homes to Ancestry Library Edition. This database delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more. Search more than 7,000 databases – which include immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, and maps.