Salem Public Library offers no contact, by-appointment-only Curbside Service  at Salem Public Library at Broadway, 1400 Broadway St NE. We are also here to serve you with virtual services via telephone, email, chat, and through our website, available 24/7. Library buildings remain closed to the public due to COVID-19.

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Access your Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service (CCRLS) account to renew items, check on holds and fines or find out if the item you want is available.

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Do you have holds listed as available for pick up at SPL at Broadway or West Salem?

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What’s happening
Feb. 27
SPL Storytime at Home9:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families are invited to join Youth Services staff online each week for stories, songs, and fingerplays. New online storytimes are published on the library's Facebook page using #splathome each Monday and Saturday in English and Thursday in Spanish.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Salem Reads - Everyday Biking in Salem: Now a Virtual Event!10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.Digital Meeting

With our public library still closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Everyday Biking Program is going digital! The public is invited to a panel and small groups discussion covering many areas of interest in biking. Local advocates and experienced riders will give info and answer questions on a variety of topics: rules of the road, best Salem routes, commuting by bike, recreational riding, biking clubs/communities, bike mechanics/gear, riding bikes with children, and Neighborhood Greenways. After short introductions, we will use breakout rooms to allow each participant to dig into the topic/s of their choice in this flexible event.

Sign up now to receive the Zoom login information by email on the day before the event:

Following the program, all participants are invited to pick up a gift bag between noon and 5 p.m. Saturday, February 27 at NW Hub. Gifts have been generously donated by Bike Peddler, Life Source, Salem Bike Boulevard Advocates, and the Salem Public Library Foundation.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Mar. 04
Hora de Cuentos en el Hogar9:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.Salem Public Library

Mientras la biblioteca está cerrada al público, comparte el amor de literatura con su familia viendo nuestras SPL Hora de Cuentos en el Hogar. Cada pequeño episodio, lanzado cada jueves, tiene canciones y rimas de algunos de nuestros libros favoritos. Tenemos muchas ganas de verlos en la biblioteca, pero mientras tanto, por favor disfruten de nuestros episodios de Hora de Cuentos en el Hogar desde la seguridad de su propia casa. Visita o #splathome

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Web Design with HTML Workshop for Teens4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Middle and high school students are invited to build coding skills as they create a website using HTML. Planned and led by experienced coders from the library’s Teen Advisory Board, this three-part workshop will teach skills useful for school now and your professional life later. The sessions will teach how to express yourself by coding your own website and help you understand the websites you use on a daily basis at a higher level.

Each day of the workshop builds on the other, so please sign up expecting to attend all three sessions. A small amount of “homework” will be expected between sessions. Space is limited. Sign up now at:

Registered students will receive Zoom access information the day before the first workshop session.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Mar. 06
SPL Storytime Live Stream10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.Virtual Meeting

We miss seeing you in the library, but we are still here for you online. To that end, families with toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Youth Services staff for special LIVE storytimes online the first Saturday of each month. Early, literacy-rich storytimes are fun ways for families to help their babies, toddlers, and preschoolers get ready to learn to read when they start elementary school. Sign up to receive a Zoom meeting invitation and passcode at

Phone: 503-588-6315

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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:

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:
1400 Broadway ST NE
Salem OR 97301
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