Youth & Families

​You can help the young people in our community to develop their skills and interests. The City of Salem is committed to investing in the next generation. Through direct support and partnership, the City provides recreation activities, service learning opportunities, and other programs for the young people of Salem and their families.

What's happening
Jul. 20
Family All-Ages Storytime10:15 a.m.10:45 a.m.Salem Public Library

Children of all ages are invited to bring their grown-ups for 30 minutes of stories, songs, and movement.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Cancelled - Lego Party2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Story Rooms A & B
Salem Public Library

The Legos are provided, so families only need to bring their imagination for this unstructured, creative exercise for ages 4 and up.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Jul. 23
CET presents: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Children's Educational Theater presents an adaptation of the C.S. Lewis classic: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Free tickets will be available at 10 a.m. the day of the performance at the Children's Ask Here Desk. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the show. Tickets become invalid 10 minutes before the performance and empty seats are made available to others.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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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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Jul. 24
Wednesdays with the Stars: Movies in Teen Scene3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.Teen Scene
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

This week's movie: Apollo 13(PG; 140 minutes; 1995) Teens are invited to kick back in Teen Scene and enjoy free weekly movies. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Neighborhood Enhancement Division
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 305
Salem OR 97301
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