Express Service Coming at Salem Public Library

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Express Service is open at Salem Public Library.

Express Service at the Salem Public Library's Main Library opens to the public Friday, October 1. Express Service offers browsing, holds pickup, and limited public computer use from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Curbside Service by appointment will continue to be available from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays and 12-3 p.m. Sundays. The library building is closed to the public on Curbside Service days. The outdoor book return at the Main Library is available 24/7.

Know before you come:

  • Masks worn over the mouth and nose are required at all times inside the library.

  • We will welcome a maximum of 200 visitors in the building at one time.

  • Those planning to visit are asked to make an appointment in advance through SignUpGenius 

  • Visitors are requested to limit their stay to a maximum of one hour.

  • Public computers are available for a maximum of one hour per day; public WiFi access will be available.

  • Some services/areas will be temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19, including: in-person programs and storytimes; meeting and study rooms; Discovery Room; Teen Scene Room; the Plaza Level; and the West Salem Branch.

Contact us

Salem Public Library
Salem Public Library
Express Service Hours (appointments encouraged; library building open to the public):

Wednesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Curbside Service Hours (by appointment only; library building closed to the public):
Tuesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday 12-3 p.m.


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585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
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