Library Highlights Best Books of 2018


All reading enthusiasts are invited to join librarians Emily Byers and Ashley Folgate as they unveil the Best Books of 2018 on Saturday, January 26 from 1-2:30 p.m. The program will be held in the Salem Public Library’s Anderson Rooms A&B at 585 Liberty Street SE. This event is free and open to all, and light refreshments will be served.

This eclectic list of best books is compiled using trends from Salem Public Library patrons, nominations from library staff, and picks from critics and the publishing world. Over the course of 1.5 hours, the presenters will explore 80 fiction and nonfiction picks, cluing in readers to top and indie picks they might have missed.

The event will include book giveaways of titles straight from the list, as well as hot picks coming in 2019. Participants are encouraged to bring a pen and be prepared for a fast-paced, book lover’s afternoon.

Booklists will be available in print and online after the program.

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