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Salem Public Library offers so much more than books. Services at two branches include computer labs, meeting rooms and study areas, homework and research help, multimedia collections, the latest online resources, and activities for all ages. Check hours and locations or sign up for email notifications.

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What’s happening
Sep. 17
Beyond the Books: Teen Book Discussion4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.Teen Scene
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Middle and high school-aged youth who love books and love to talk about books are invited to share snacks and eye-opening discussions. New participants are always welcome. September book: "The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed their Lives" by Dashka Slater. Upcoming books and more information are available at the Teen Scene Desk.

Phone: 503-588-6315

The Salem Spanish Language Group6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Conference Room
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Meeting the first and third Tuesday of the month, this group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Dying Well Series: End-of-Life Planning7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Community partners from Willamette Valley Hospice, Kaiser Permanente, Salem Health, and the Veteran's Administration discuss Advanced Directives, POLSTs, DNRs, and other key documents that give patients a voice in end-of-life and emergency decisions. Free and open to the public. This is the second in a three-part information series in September that also includes: Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care - 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 10 Oregon's Death with Dignity Law - 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 24

Phone: 503-588-6315

Constitution Week CommemorationSalem Public Library Main Branch
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Local members of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate Constitution Week, sharing information about this important document.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Storytimes at Salem LibraryChildren's Room
Salem Public Library

  • Preschool Storytime: 10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
  • Infant/Toddler Storytime: 11 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
  • Tiny Tots Playtime: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Phone: 503-588-6315

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Main Library Salem Public Library
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
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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