Salem Public Library Service Begins October 1st.

Posted on September 30, 2021

Express Service at the Salem Public Library’s Main Library will open to the public on Friday, October 1. Salem residents can visit from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday for browsing, holds pickup, and limited public computer use.


Curbside Service by appointment will continue to be available from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays. The outdoor book return at the Main Library is available 24/7.


Know before you come:

  • Masks worn over the mouth and nose are required at all times inside the library
  • We will welcome a maximum of 200 visitors in the building at one time
  • Those planning to visit are asked to make an appointment in advance through SignupGenius; additional capacity may be available for walk-in visitors.
  • Visitors are requested to limit their stay to a maximum of one hour
  • Public computers are available for a maximum of one hour per day; public WiFi access will be available

Some services/areas will be temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19, including: in-person programs and storytimes; meeting and study rooms; Discovery Room; Teen Scene Room; the Plaza Level; and the West Salem Branch.

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