Library

Salem Public Library is open to the public at the Main Library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Open hours are:

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday

The library offers Express Service for browsing and check out, new library cards, holds pickup, and limited public computer use. Masks worn over the mouth and nose are required at all times inside the library. Visitors are asked to limit stay at the library to one hour.

In addition, contactless Curbside Service by appointment is available from 12-3 p.m. Sundays. The library is closed to the public on Curbside Service days.

The outdoor book return at the Main Library is available 24/7.

The West Salem Branch will remain closed to the public until further notice. 

Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks and other virtual library services are available.

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

Access your Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service (CCRLS) account to renew items, check on holds and fines or find out if the item you want is available.

Search the catalog or access your CCRLS account

​​Schedule a Curbside Visit

Express Service at Salem Public Library

Express Service at the Main Library, 585 Liberty St. SE, offers browsing, check out, holds pickup, and limited public computer use from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Masks worn over the mouth and nose are required at all times inside the library. Visitors are asked to limit their stay to a maximum of one hour.
What’s happening
Mar. 01
Virtual Storytime10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families with toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Youth Services staff at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday for a WEEKLY virtual storytime. Sign up to receive a Zoom meeting invitation each week, and join us for stories, songs, and rhymes!

Este enero, invitamos a las familias con niños pequeños y preescolares a unirse al personal de los servicios juveniles a las 10:30 a.m. cada martes para una nueva hora de cuentos en línea SEMANAL. ¡Regístrese para recibir una invitación a la reunión por Zoom cada semana, y únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones, y rimas!

Phone: 503-588-6315

Learn more

Mar. 08
Virtual Storytime10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families with toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Youth Services staff at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday for a WEEKLY virtual storytime. Sign up to receive a Zoom meeting invitation each week, and join us for stories, songs, and rhymes!

Este enero, invitamos a las familias con niños pequeños y preescolares a unirse al personal de los servicios juveniles a las 10:30 a.m. cada martes para una nueva hora de cuentos en línea SEMANAL. ¡Regístrese para recibir una invitación a la reunión por Zoom cada semana, y únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones, y rimas!

Phone: 503-588-6315

Learn more

Mar. 15
Virtual Storytime10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families with toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Youth Services staff at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday for a WEEKLY virtual storytime. Sign up to receive a Zoom meeting invitation each week, and join us for stories, songs, and rhymes!

Este enero, invitamos a las familias con niños pequeños y preescolares a unirse al personal de los servicios juveniles a las 10:30 a.m. cada martes para una nueva hora de cuentos en línea SEMANAL. ¡Regístrese para recibir una invitación a la reunión por Zoom cada semana, y únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones, y rimas!

Phone: 503-588-6315

Learn more

Mar. 22
Virtual Storytime10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families with toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Youth Services staff at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday for a WEEKLY virtual storytime. Sign up to receive a Zoom meeting invitation each week, and join us for stories, songs, and rhymes!

Este enero, invitamos a las familias con niños pequeños y preescolares a unirse al personal de los servicios juveniles a las 10:30 a.m. cada martes para una nueva hora de cuentos en línea SEMANAL. ¡Regístrese para recibir una invitación a la reunión por Zoom cada semana, y únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones, y rimas!

Phone: 503-588-6315

Learn more

Mar. 29
Virtual Storytime10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families with toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Youth Services staff at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday for a WEEKLY virtual storytime. Sign up to receive a Zoom meeting invitation each week, and join us for stories, songs, and rhymes!

Este enero, invitamos a las familias con niños pequeños y preescolares a unirse al personal de los servicios juveniles a las 10:30 a.m. cada martes para una nueva hora de cuentos en línea SEMANAL. ¡Regístrese para recibir una invitación a la reunión por Zoom cada semana, y únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones, y rimas!

Phone: 503-588-6315

Learn more

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Salem Public Library
Express Service Hours (library building open to the public):

Tuesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Curbside Service Hours (by appointment only; library building closed to the public):
Sunday 12-3 p.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
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