Youth & Families
​You can help the young people in our community grow their skills and develop their interests. The City is committed to investing in the next generation through direct support and partnership to provide recreation activities, service learning opportunities, and other programs for the young people of Salem and their families.
What’s happening
  • APR25Tue
    Storytimes at Salem Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • APR26Wed
    Storytimes at the Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • APR26Wed
    El dia de los niños: Rich Glauber
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • APR27Thu
    Tinker Tech Time
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Story Room B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • APR27Thu
    2nd Annual All-City Poetry Slam
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • APR28Fri
    Toddler/Lapsit Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Salem Public Library
  • APR28Fri
    Bucket of Words: Teen Writing Group
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Teen Scene, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • APR29Sat
    A Walk In The Park
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • APR29Sat
    Family All-Ages Storytime
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Salem Public Library
  • APR29Sat
    Read to a Pet
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY2Tue
    Storytimes at Salem Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY3Wed
    Storytimes at the Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY3Wed
    Salem First Wednesday
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
  • MAY3Wed
    Marvel-us Movie Night: Guardians of the Galaxy
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY4Thu
    Tinker Tech Time
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Story Room B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY5Fri
    Toddler/Lapsit Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY6Sat
    Bird Watching Walking Tour
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Minto Brown Island Park, 2200 Minto Island Road S, Salem OR 97302
  • MAY6Sat
    Family All-Ages Storytime
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY6Sat
    Board Game Day: Come Play and Explore
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Anderson Rooms A&B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY9Tue
    Storytimes at Salem Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY10Wed
    Storytimes at the Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY11Thu
    Tinker Tech Time
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Story Room B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY12Fri
    Toddler/Lapsit Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY13Sat
    SUPERHERO DASH!
    8:45 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY13Sat
    Armed Forces Day 5k Run/Walk Challenge
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Geer Community Park, 3071 State ST Salem OR 97301
  • MAY13Sat
    March For Babies
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Salem Health, Rehabilitation Center, 755 Mission Street SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY13Sat
    Family All-Ages Storytime
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY13Sat
    Read to a Pet
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY13Sat
    Traditional West African Djembe Drumming: A Tee...
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY16Tue
    Storytimes at Salem Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY17Wed
    Storytimes at the Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY18Thu
    Tinker Tech Time
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Story Room B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY19Fri
    Toddler/Lapsit Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY20Sat
    COUNTRY Kids Relays
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bush's Pasture Park
  • MAY20Sat
    Run to Remember
    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY20Sat
    Family All-Ages Storytime
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY20Sat
    Lego Party
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Story Rooms A & B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY23Tue
    Storytimes at Salem Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY24Wed
    Storytimes at the Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY25Thu
    Tinker Tech Time
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Story Room B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY25Thu
    Teen Short Story Contest: Awards and Reading
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Anderson Rooms A&B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY26Fri
    Toddler/Lapsit Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY27Sat
    Family All-Ages Storytime
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Salem Public Library
  • MAY27Sat
    Read to a Pet
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY29Mon
    Memorial Day Observance
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM 
  • MAY30Tue
    Storytimes at Salem Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY31Wed
    Storytimes at the Library
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Children's Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN1Thu
    Tinker Tech Time
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Story Room B, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN2Fri
    Toddler/Lapsit Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Salem Public Library
  • JUN3Sat
    Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301

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8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 305
Salem OR 97301
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