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Teen Short Story Contest Taking Entries through April 21

Short stories written by middle- and high-school-aged youth can win prizes in a Teen Short Story Contest coordinated by the Teen Scene at Salem Public Library. Stories can be fiction or non-fiction between 250 and 1,500 words.
What’s happening
Mar. 22
Writers Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
Escape Room-Style Challenge for Teens6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
Mar. 23
Toddler/Lapsit Storytime11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.Salem Public Library
Tech Trek1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
Tinker Tech Time3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.Story Room A
Salem Public Library

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Wednesday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
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Teen Scene

Teen SceneSalem Public Library
Tuesday 2:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 2:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Thursday 2:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Friday 2:30 p.m.–5:45 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m.–5:45 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Plaza level
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
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West Salem Branch

West Salem BranchSalem Public Library
Monday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
395 NW Glen Creek RD
Salem OR 97304

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