How to submit a request
You can submit a request online at any time. Select the
Submit a Room Request button at the top of the page. Once you submit your request, you will receive an automated email letting you know your request was received.
In person or by phone
Reservations can also be made in person or by phone. Please contact the Administration Office.
Once you submit your request, you will receive a confirmation email with payment details within 72 hours. Please note that your reservation is not complete until you receive this confirmation email.
Reservation requests may be submitted no more than 90 days in advance of the requested event date. Salem Public Library is also not able to accommodate requests received fewer than 72 hours in advance.
Include setup and tear-down time
Requests must include any setup and tear-down time you will need for your event. The Salem Public Library does not provide equipment or furniture setup, cleaning, or technology troubleshooting services for room reservations.
Payment details will be included in your confirmation email.
You can pay reservation fees at the Check Out Desk on Floor 2 of the Main Library or by mailing a check to the Main Library. Make checks payable to Salem Public Library. At this time, Salem Public Library is unable to take payments over the phone or online.
All reservation fees must be paid in full by 4:00 p.m. on the day before the reservation occurs. If payment is not received by this time, your reservation may be canceled, and you may be charged a percentage of any outstanding fees.
When you arrive for your reservation
When you arrive, you can head straight to the room you have reserved. It will be unlocked and ready for you upon arrival.
All meeting room users must leave the facilities in clean condition. All rooms are equipped with basic cleaning supplies. If rooms are not left in clean condition, Salem Public Library can assess a minimum cleaning fee of $25. Meeting room users will be charged at cost if facilities or equipment are damaged.
Please contact the Library’s Administration Office to change or cancel your reservation.