Calendar of Things to Do at the Library

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​Salem Public Library offers a variety of fun and educational activities for children, teens and adults throughout the year. Some activities require pre-registration. Check the calendar for details or print a monthly calendar of events.

Library activites for adults
Mar. 23
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet. In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus: Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 21); Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23); Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23). We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to get the list of resources and receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Apr. 27
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

May 25
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

May 31
Memorial Day Observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jun. 22
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Jul. 05
Independence Day Observed

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jul. 27
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Aug. 24
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Sep. 06
Labor Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Sep. 28
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Oct. 26
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Nov. 11
Veteran's Day - Some City offices closed for holiday observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Nov. 23
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Nov. 25
Thanksgiving - Some City offices closed for holiday observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Nov. 26
Thanksgiving - Some City offices closed for holiday observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Dec. 24
Christmas Eve - Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Dec. 25
Christmas Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Dec. 28
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Dec. 31
New Year's Eve - Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jan. 01
New Year's Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jan. 25
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Feb. 22
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Mar. 22
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Apr. 26
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

May 24
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Jun. 28
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Jul. 26
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Aug. 23
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Sep. 27
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Oct. 25
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Nov. 22
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Dec. 27
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Jan. 24
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315

Feb. 28
Exploring Together: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Salem Public Library invites you join us as we continue a three-part discussion series focused on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. Participants can prepare using resources available through the library and the Internet.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/exploringtogether to receive the Zoom login information by email on the morning of the discussion.

In this series of community conversations, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos. Each of the three discussions will have its own focus:

Session 1: Today & Yesterday (January 26)

Session 2: Understanding LGBTQIA+ (February 23)

Session 3: Effective Allyship (March 23)

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month. To view the resource list for the upcoming month, visit the event sign up at: https://bit.ly/exploringtogether

Phone: 503-588-6315