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
Express Service Hours (library building open to the public):

Tuesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
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):
Sunday 12-3 p.m.


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