Virtual Library Services

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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:

Some key resources include:

Online Reference Services

Live chat for information and reference questions through Answerland (available 24/7)

Contact us

Salem Public Library
Due to increasing COVID-19 infections, the City of Salem has postponed the public reopening of the renovated Main Library and the West Salem Branch indefinitely. A new opening date will be announced later.

Curbside Service is available by appointment Tuesday-Sunday. Library items can be returned any time at the outdoor book drop on the Liberty Street side of the building.

Virtual Library services are available 24/7. Download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and movies, do research, find information, study and contact staff.
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
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