Donate to Salem Public Library

Monetary gifts

You can donate money in one of the following ways:

Salem Public Library Foundation

The Salem Public Library Foundation is an independent organization dedicated to developing financial resources in support of the Salem Public Library. Financial support from the Foundation provides funds for special projects and programs to enhance Library service. For information, visit the Salem Public Library Foundation website.

Friends of the Salem Public Library

The Friends of the Salem Public Library support cultural and educational programs, and promote the growth and improvement of the quality of service at the Salem Public Library. For more information, visit the Friends of the Salem Public Library website.

Book donations

Books donations can be made to the Friends of the Salem Public Library at their store inside the Main Library, 585 Liberty ST SE. Donations should be pre-arranged with the Friends of the Library by calling the Friend’s Bookstore at 503-362-1755. A receipt is provided by the Friends of the Library.​​

Contact us

Salem Public Library

Tuesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Curbside Service Hours (by appointment only; library building closed to the public):
Sunday 10-11 a.m.


Virtual Library services are available 24/7. Download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and movies, do research, find information, and study.
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
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