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Salem Public Library offers so much more than books. Services at two branches include computer labs, meeting rooms and study areas, homework and research help, multimedia collections, the latest online resources, and activities for all ages. Check hours and locations or sign up for email notifications.

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What’s happening
Oct. 19
Annual Fall Book Sale10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Friends of Salem Public Library Annual Fall Book Sale - 20,000+ books sorted by subject - Specialty Collection with individually prices rare and collectible books featuring a Mark Twin collection - Silent auction of miscellaneous items, artwork, and retired Children’s Discovery Room items Friends Night at the Fall Book Sale—4-8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17 (Memberships available at the door) Fall Book Sale—10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. October 18 and 19 $4-Bag Day—1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, October 20 Proceeds support programs at the Salem Public Library.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Oct. 20
Annual Fall Book Sale1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Friends of Salem Public Library Annual Fall Book Sale - 20,000+ books sorted by subject - Specialty Collection with individually prices rare and collectible books featuring a Mark Twin collection - Silent auction of miscellaneous items, artwork, and retired Children’s Discovery Room items Friends Night at the Fall Book Sale—4-8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17 (Memberships available at the door) Fall Book Sale—10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. October 18 and 19 $4-Bag Day—1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, October 20 Proceeds support programs at the Salem Public Library.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Oct. 22
Storytimes at Salem LibraryChildren's Room
Salem Public Library

  • Preschool Storytime: 10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
  • Infant/Toddler Storytime: 11 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
  • Tiny Tots Playtime: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Phone: 503-588-6315

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Oct. 23
Cancelled - Literary Discussion Group1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Join other readers to discuss contemporary and classic literature. Free and open to the public. Note: Beginning with the October 9 meeting, the weekly meetings of the Literary Discussion Group will move to the IKE Box, 299 Cottage St. NE.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Cancelled - Scrabble Club5:45 p.m.8:30 p.m.Conference Room
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Note: Beginning Wednesday, November 6, Scrabble Club meetings will be moved to Broadway Commons.

Phone: 503-364-7724

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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
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