Virtual Library Services

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Library staff is still available.  You can reach us if you need information or assistance during the closure.

  • Phone: 503-588-6315 (leave a message; we'll call you back)
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Live chat with a Salem librarian (when available)
  • Live chat for information and reference questions through Answerland (24/7)

Read/Listen/Stream Online

Salem Public Library offers a variety of downloadable and streaming services for fun, education, and research. 

  • cloudLibrary ebooks and eaudiobooks (note: available only to patrons within the Salem city limits)
  • Library2go (also known as "Libby" and powered by Overdrive) 
  • Kanopy (unlimited streaming movies) and Kanopy for Kids
  • Tumblebooks Animated Picture Books and Read-alongs
  • TumbleBiblioteca (en español)
  • Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts

Discover Research Tools from SPL

The Salem Public Library offers current online subscriptions to meet many needs. A complete list of online resources is available at the library website: http://bit.ly/SPLonlineresources

Some key resources include:

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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-at-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: https://bit.ly/SPL-Virtual.
1400 Broadway ST NE
Salem OR 97301
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