Library Hours and Locations

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Salem Public Library offers no contact, by-appointment-only Curbside Service  at Salem Public Library at Broadway, 1400 Broadway St NE. We are also here to serve you with virtual services via telephone, email, chat, and through our website, available 24/7. Library buildings remain closed to the public due to COVID-19.

Check the City's COVID-19 information center for all City service impacts.

Salem Public Library

Exterior of Salem Public Library Main Branch Temporary Location.

Directions

585 Liberty ST SE, Salem, OR 97301
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By car

Disabled permit parking is available in the surface lot on the east side of the building; all entrances are wheelchair accessible. 

By bus

Salem Public Library is located on Cherriots Route 21 .

By bicycle

Bike racks are available near both the Main entrance and the Plaza entrance to the library.

Parking pay station

To operate:

  1. Push the green power button
  2. Select the duration of your visit: "3 hours or less" or "more than 3 hours"

    Note: If parking for more than 3 hours, you will be prompted to insert and remove your card
    and follow the on-screen instructions to select your purchase time by adding 20 minute or one-hour periods
  3. Push right arrow to confirm and take your receipt

Main Library Hours

Salem Public Library

Tuesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Curbside Service Hours (by appointment only; library building closed to the public):
Sunday 10-11 a.m.

Monday CLOSED

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

Teen Scene Hours

Teen SceneSalem Public Library
Tuesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Curbside Service Hours (by appointment only; library building closed to the public):
Sunday 10-11 a.m.

Monday CLOSED

Virtual Library services are available 24/7. Download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and movies, do research, find information, and study.

West Salem Library Branch

Exterior of West Salem Library Branch

Directions

395 Glen Creek RD NW Salem OR 97304
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By car

Disabled permit parking is available on the north side; a wheelchair accessible entrance is also located there.

By bus

The Cherriots ​Glen Creek Transit Center​ is located just east of the library.

By bicycle

Bike racks are available at the north entrance to the library. ​​

West Salem Branch Hours

West Salem Branch
Tuesday 12-4 p.m.
Thursday 12-4 p.m.

Virtual Library services are available 24/7. Download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and movies, do research, find information, and study.
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304

​​​Library holiday closures

All library locations close for t​he following holidays:​  

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s Day

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