Library

Salem Public Library is open to the public at the Main Library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Open hours are:

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday & Saturday

1-5 p.m. Sunday

In addition, contactless Curbside Service by appointment is available from 10-11 a.m. Sundays. The library is closed to the public during Curbside Service.

The outdoor book return at the Main Library is available 24/7.

The West Salem Branch, 395 Glen Creek Rd. NW, is open:

 12-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks and other virtual library services are available.

Check the City's COVID-19 information center for all City service impacts.

Access your Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service (CCRLS) account to renew items, check on holds and fines or find out if the item you want is available.

Search the catalog or access your CCRLS account

​​Schedule a Curbside Visit

What’s happening
Oct. 08
Bucket of Words: Teen Writing Group2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

Bucket of Words meetings include individual and group writing exercises, mini-lessons, encouragement, silliness, and chances to share about works in progress. Meetings include writing prompts for individual or group writing and optional time for sharing. New members are always welcome.

Sign up to get monthly notices about Bucket of Words. You will get the Zoom ID by email the day before each meeting.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Nov. 05
Lego Party2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Story Rooms A & B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Kids with their grown-ups are invited for an hour of unstructured Lego play at the library. Legos are provided. Bring your imagination! No sign-ups are necessary.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Nov. 11
City Holiday

Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

Nov. 12
Bucket of Words: Teen Writing Group2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

Bucket of Words meetings include individual and group writing exercises, mini-lessons, encouragement, silliness, and chances to share about works in progress. Meetings include writing prompts for individual or group writing and optional time for sharing. New members are always welcome.

Sign up to get monthly notices about Bucket of Words. You will get the Zoom ID by email the day before each meeting.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Nov. 24
City Holiday

Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

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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.

Monday CLOSED

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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