Welcome back to Broadway on Tuesday, July 6!
Salem Public Library is pleased to announce the temporary SPL at Broadway location, 1400 Broadway St. NE, will reopen for browsing and other limited services from Tuesday, July 6 to Tuesday, August 17.
Open hours at SPL at Broadway will be:
- Tuesday-Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Sunday 1-6 p.m.
- Monday CLOSED
Services will include browsing, holds pickup, limited public computer use and printing, WiFi access, and library cards. For those who need curbside holds pickup, call-in service will be available from 10 a.m.-6 p.m (1-6 p.m. on Sunday). Instructions will be posted at designated Curbside Pickup spaces in the parking lot.
All Salem Public Library locations will be closed Wednesday, August 18-Tuesday, August 31 to complete the move back to the renovated Main Library, 585 Liberty St. SE. We're expecting the Main Library to re-open on Wednesday, September 1.
The West Salem Branch will remain closed to the public until September 2021.
Additional service notes:
We will be unable to take payments of any kind at SPL at Broadway from July 6 to August 17.
All items returned to Salem Public Library will continue to be checked in fine-free until Fall 2021.
Some services will continue to be on hold until after the move back to the renovated Main Library is complete:
- Full public computer access
- Library seating
- In-library activities (toys; puzzles)
- Circulating puppets
- Toddler Totes
- In-person events and programs
- In-person storytimes
- Meeting rooms and study rooms
- Discovery Room
- Genealogical Society in person
- Library volunteer program
Virtual Library services are available 24/7. You can download free ebooks, audiobooks, stream movies, do research, find information, get customized book recommendations, study, and more. These services require a library card and PIN number to access from home.
The Reading Colors Your World 2021 Summer Reading Club continues through August 31 with programs and rewards for all ages.
We look forward to serving you in July and August at Salem Public Library at Broadway!