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May. 20
Spring Book Sale - Friends of Salem Public Library10:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

The Friends of Salem Public Library Spring Book Sale is back! We have been saving our books for this popular event. From children’s, nonfiction, classic literature and genre, we have it at this two-weekend sale!

  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, May 13 & Saturday, May 14
  • 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15
  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20 & Saturday, May 21
  • 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22

Shoppers can browse thousands of gently used and like-new curated books, with prices of $1.25 for hardcover, 75 cents for paperback, 50 cents for children’s and teens. Audio Visual items are 50 cents to $1! Choices include fiction and nonfiction books in all genres, and recent bestsellers. VISA/Mastercard will be accepted, as well as cash and checks.

Our Spring Book Sale is the Friends of Salem Public Library’s major fundraiser each year. Volunteers staff our Spring and Fall Book Sales, and many volunteer year-round. For more information about our sale, our store, or volunteering please call 503-362-1755 or contact us through our website: salemfriends.org

Phone: 503-588-6315

May. 21
Spring Book Sale - Friends of Salem Public Library10:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

The Friends of Salem Public Library Spring Book Sale is back! We have been saving our books for this popular event. From children’s, nonfiction, classic literature and genre, we have it at this two-weekend sale!

  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, May 13 & Saturday, May 14
  • 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15
  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20 & Saturday, May 21
  • 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22

Shoppers can browse thousands of gently used and like-new curated books, with prices of $1.25 for hardcover, 75 cents for paperback, 50 cents for children’s and teens. Audio Visual items are 50 cents to $1! Choices include fiction and nonfiction books in all genres, and recent bestsellers. VISA/Mastercard will be accepted, as well as cash and checks.

Our Spring Book Sale is the Friends of Salem Public Library’s major fundraiser each year. Volunteers staff our Spring and Fall Book Sales, and many volunteer year-round. For more information about our sale, our store, or volunteering please call 503-362-1755 or contact us through our website: salemfriends.org

Phone: 503-588-6315

May. 22
Spring Book Sale - Friends of Salem Public Library1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

The Friends of Salem Public Library Spring Book Sale is back! We have been saving our books for this popular event. From children’s, nonfiction, classic literature and genre, we have it at this two-weekend sale!

  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, May 13 & Saturday, May 14
  • 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15
  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20 & Saturday, May 21
  • 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22

Shoppers can browse thousands of gently used and like-new curated books, with prices of $1.25 for hardcover, 75 cents for paperback, 50 cents for children’s and teens. Audio Visual items are 50 cents to $1! Choices include fiction and nonfiction books in all genres, and recent bestsellers. VISA/Mastercard will be accepted, as well as cash and checks.

Our Spring Book Sale is the Friends of Salem Public Library’s major fundraiser each year. Volunteers staff our Spring and Fall Book Sales, and many volunteer year-round. For more information about our sale, our store, or volunteering please call 503-362-1755 or contact us through our website: salemfriends.org

Phone: 503-588-6315

May. 24
In-Person Bilingual Storytime11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Youth Services staff are very excited to resume in-person storytimes! Join us this week for our monthly bilingual edition in English and Spanish. Early literacy rich storytimes are a great way for children to develop the skills that will prepare them for kindergarten success. The recommended age for these weekly storytimes is 5 and younger. Space is limited to a first-come, first-seated basis. Este semana es una edición especial bilingüe en inglés y español. Los cuentos llenos de alfabetización a edad temprana son una gran manera para que los niños desarrollen las habilidades que los preparará para tener éxito en kindergarten. El último martes de cada mes será una edición especial bilingüe en inglés y español. La edad recomendada para estos cuentos semanales es de 5 años o menos. El espacio está limitado y disponible por orden de llegada.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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The War on Ukraine: Voices of Resistance5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

A timely presentation on the war in Ukraine from Sarah Clovis Bishop, Willamette University's Associate Professor of Russian. Her talk will highlight the war's impact on ordinary citizens and their acts of dissent.

Phone: 503-588-6315

City Council & Meetings
May. 19
CAPES Monthly Meeting11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in various north east neighborhoods. Everyone is invited.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-315-8924

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-315-8924 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Historic Landmarks Commission5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

This is a public meeting held on the third thursday of every month.

Agenda:

​Agenda

Historic Award Recommendations

Proclamation - Historic Preservation Month

Phone: 503-540-2304

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2304 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Northgate Neighborhood Association Meeting6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Neighborhood monthly meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link.

Agenda:

​May 19, 2022

Phone: 503-540-2303

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This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Sunnyslope Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Neighborhood monthly meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link.

Agenda:

​May 19, 2022

Phone: 503-540-2303

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

May. 20
Legislative Committee Meeting12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

regularly scheduled meeting

Agenda:

Legislative Committee Agenda

Phone: 503-540-2426

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2426 at least two business days prior to the meeting.