Library Hours and Locations

The ​Salem Public Library Main Library is open Tuesday through Sunday and the West Salem Branch Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and closed Thursday, and Sunday, see hours below.

​Main Library

585 Liberty ST SE Salem OR 97301

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By car
Parking is 75 cents an hour (quarters only) until 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Saturday. Parking on Sunday is free.

Disabled permit parking is available in the pull in off Commercial ST(1 space), and the parking area outside the main entrance (8 spaces). Both locations are wheelchair accessible.

By bus
Cherriots route 21 or 22​ - The Library Loop stops at the Civic Center/Library every 30 minutes.

By bicycle
Bike racks are available at both entrances to the library. ​​

West Salem Branch Library

395 Glen Creek Road 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. ​​

Contact us

Main Library Salem Public Library
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Phone: 

Teen SceneSalem Public Library
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 2:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 2:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Thursday 2:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Friday 2:30 p.m.–5:45 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m.–5:45 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Phone: 

​​Library holidays 2017–2018

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

  • ​​Christmas Day - Monday, December 25
  • New Years Day - Monday, January 1
  • Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 15
  • Presidents Day  - Monday, February 19
  • Easter - Sunday, April 1
  • Memorial Day- Monday, May 28
  • Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4
  • ​Labor Day - Monday, September 3
  • Veterans Day - Friday, November 12
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 22
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day - Friday, November 23
  • Christmas Eve - Monday December 24 (WSBL open 10 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Christmas Day - Tuesday, December 25
  • New Year's Eve - Monday, December 31 (WSBL open 10 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 1, 2019

West Salem BranchSalem Public Library
Monday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED
395 NW Glen Creek RD
Salem OR 97304
Phone: 
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