Library Hours and Locations

​The Salem Public Library offers two locations to serve the Salem community. The Main Library at City Hall is open Tuesday through Sunday and closed on Monday. The West Salem Branch Library is open Monday through Wednesday as well as Friday and Saturday (Closed on Thursday).

See the full hours and directions for each branch listed below.

Main Library

Exterior of Salem Public Library Main Branch.

Directions

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 through 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.

Main Library Hours

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.

Teen Scene Summer Hours

Teen SceneSalem Public Library
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED

West Salem Library Branch

Exterior of West Salem Library Branch

Directions

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. ​​

West Salem Library Branch Hours

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

​​​Library holiday closures

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

  • New Years Day—January 1, 2019
  • Martin Luther King Day—January 21, 2019
  • Presidents Day—February 18, 2019
  • Easter—April 21, 2019
  • Memorial Day—May 27, 2019
  • Independence Day—July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day—September 2, 2019
  • Veterans Day—November 11, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Day—November 28, 2019
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day—November 29, 2019
  • Christmas Eve—December 24, 2019 (Libraries close at 5 p.m.)
  • Christmas Day—December 25, 2019
  • New Year’s Eve—December 31, 2019 (Libraries close at 5 p.m.)
  • New Year’s Day—January 1, 2020

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