Get Reading Suggestions


Salem Public Library staff can help you find your next great read. Library staff stay familiar with a wide variety of authors and genres so they can provide reading suggestions. ​Library staff can also teach you how to use the Library catalog​ to find reading material you might enjoy.

Find Your Book Match – Personalized Reading Suggestions

Looking for a bookshelf refresh for yourself or your family? Want customized reading suggestions by live librarians? Welcome to Book Match, where we curate a personalized list just for you based on your preferences. We will even place holds for you if you'd like. Just fill out the Book Match survey and we will get back to you within three business days with exciting reading ideas!

Book Match Survey 


Library staff use a variety of tools to assist you in the discovery of new books. You can also try these the next time you need something new to read:

Salem Public Library Book Match!

Contact us

Salem Public Library
Due to increasing COVID-19 infections, the City of Salem has postponed the public reopening of the renovated Main Library and the West Salem Branch indefinitely. A new opening date will be announced later.

Curbside Service is available by appointment Tuesday-Sunday. Library items can be returned any time at the outdoor book drop on the Liberty Street side of the building.

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