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Salem Public Library offers no contact, by-appointment-only Curbside Service  at Salem Public Library at Broadway, 1400 Broadway St NE. We are also here to serve you with virtual services via telephone, email, chat, and through our website, available 24/7. Library buildings remain closed to the public due to COVID-19.

Curbside Service includes holds pickup and return of  library materials, both by appointment only. Library bookdrops are otherwise closed. Patrons are encouraged to keep materials at home until reopening. No fines will be charged when late items are returned to Salem Public Library.

 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

Do you have holds listed as available for pick up at SPL at Broadway or West Salem?

Make a no-contact Curbside Service appointment

What’s happening
Feb. 04
Salem Reads Author Talk: Eric O'Grey7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Eric O’Grey will speak about Walking with Peety, his memoir, the story of finding health and love with a shelter dog. Sign up now to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the event. Walking with Peety is the focus on the month-long Salem Reads: One Book, One Community project sponsored by the Salem Public Library Foundation. Events are planned throughout the month of February 2021 that explore the topics and themes of the book.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Feb. 06
SPL Storytime at Home8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families are invited to join Youth Services staff online each week for stories, songs, and fingerplays. New online storytimes are published on the library's Facebook page using #splathome each Monday and Saturday in English and Thursday in Spanish.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Salem Reads - How to Find Your New Best Friend: Pet Adoption Information Session2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

Join members of the Willamette Humane Society and Marion County Dog Services staff as they discuss adopting a shelter pet. They’ll answer questions such as: What is the life of a shelter dog like? What are the benefits of adopting an adult dog instead of a puppy? What kinds of backgrounds do rescue animals have? What do I need to know to ensure a dog is a good fit? How long does it take to settle in and bond with an adopted animal? Do I have to do dog sports to keep my pet happy and exercised? Sign up now to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the event. Salem Reads: One Book, One Community is sponsored by the Salem Public Library Foundation. Events are planned throughout the month of February 2021 that explore the topics and themes of the book Walking with Peety by Eric O'Grey.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Feb. 09
Salem Reads: Virtual Book Club7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Pass a pleasant evening in the comfort of your own home while sharing your thoughts about the story and themes of Walking with Peety. Sign up now to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the event. Salem Reads: One Book, One Community is sponsored by the Salem Public Library Foundation. Events are planned throughout the month of February 2021 that explore the topics and themes of the book Walking with Peety by Eric O'Grey.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Salem Public Library at Broadway
In the interest of public health, both Salem Public Library locations - Salem Public Library at Broadway and the West Salem Library Branch – are temporarily closed to the public to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Limited contactless Curbside Service for hold pickup and return of checked out library materials is available by appointment only: http://bit.ly/SPL-curbside

Virtual Library services are available 24/7. Learn more about how to download free ebooks, eaudiobooks, and movies, do research, find information, study, and live chat with librarians at: http://bit.ly/VirtualSPL2.
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