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 at Broadway
In the interest of public health, both Salem Public Library locations - Salem Public Library at Broadway and the West Salem Library Branch – are temporarily closed to the public to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Curbside Service to pickup library materials is available by appointment only:

Virtual Library services are available 24/7. Learn more about how to download free ebooks, eaudiobooks, and movies, do research, find information, study, and live chat with librarians at:
1400 Broadway ST NE
Salem OR 97301
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