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Wednesday July 18, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SRC Performances Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.


These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.

For more information, or to inquire about becoming a discussion leader, contact the Floor 2 Ask Here Desk.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM SRC Performances Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Brainy Babies Bilingual Storytime/Olé Bebé! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Babies from birth through 18 months are invited to bring an adult to Bilingual Babytime. Adults do not need to speak Spanish to participate.

Cuentos Bilingües para Bebés son para los bebés entre los recién nacidos y los que tienen 18 meses. Los adultos no necesitan hablar inglés para participar. Para los padres con bebés - de los recien nacidos a 1 1/2 años

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesdays with the Stars: Movies in Teen Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This week: Mamma Mia (PG-13; 108 minutes; 2008)

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy a free movie on the big screen TV in the Teen Scene. Fresh popcorn and drinks are served.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday July 19, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Thrilling Thursdays for Teens - Rock On: An Escape Room-Style Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students will uncover clues, solve puzzles, and decode messages to unlock fun and prizes in this rock-inspired, fast-paced, high-pressure challenge. Space is limited so advance sign-up is needed online or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk.

    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
office_notepad 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Salem Public Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
   

Meetings of the Friends of the Salem Public Library are open to all interested Friends members and members of the public. The board is seeking new members and coming to a meeting is an excellent chance to learn more.

Friends of the Salem Public Library    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday July 20, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Friday Family Films Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Saturday July 21, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Area knitters, crocheters, spinners, and tatters are invited to drop in to share their knowledge with fellow fiber artists.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday July 24, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  8:00 PM TENTATIVE-OMSI Meet-a-Scientist Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
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eth_france 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM French Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: GwenEllyn Anderson   503-585-2856   gwenellyn@gmail.com
   

This is a casual, supportive group of speakers at various levels, including native speakers. Francophiles interested in a short grammar review begin at 6 p.m. Open conversation begins at 6:30 p.m. Discussions continue until 7:45 p.m.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday July 25, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Brainy Babies Bilingual Storytime/Olé Bebé! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Babies from birth through 18 months are invited to bring an adult to Bilingual Babytime. Adults do not need to speak Spanish to participate.

Cuentos Bilingües para Bebés son para los bebés entre los recién nacidos y los que tienen 18 meses. Los adultos no necesitan hablar inglés para participar. Para los padres con bebés - de los recien nacidos a 1 1/2 años

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesdays with the Stars: Movies in Teen Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This week: High School Musical 2 (NR; 125 minutes; 2007) Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy a free movie on the big screen TV in the Teen Scene. Fresh popcorn and drinks are served.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday July 26, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Thrilling Thursdays for Teens: DIY Song Parodies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Working alone or in groups, middle and high school-aged youth are invited to create wacky song parodies to perform for the group. And we'll be making videos of the performances to share with the world on our YouTube channel. Sign up in advance using the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk.

    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
       
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Friday July 27, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Friday Family Films Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday July 28, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
office_pencil 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rediscovering Coloring: A Coloring Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in and color. All materials provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday July 31, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Summer Reading Club Children's Activity/Crafts program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Wednesday August 1, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SRC Performances Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM SRC Performances Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Brainy Babies Bilingual Storytime/Olé Bebé! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Babies from birth through 18 months are invited to bring an adult to Bilingual Babytime. Adults do not need to speak Spanish to participate.

Cuentos Bilingües para Bebés son para los bebés entre los recién nacidos y los que tienen 18 meses. Los adultos no necesitan hablar inglés para participar. Para los padres con bebés - de los recien nacidos a 1 1/2 años

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesdays with the Stars: Movies in Teen Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Happy Death Day (PG-13; 96 minutes; 2017) Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy a free movie on the big screen TV in the Teen Scene. Fresh popcorn and drinks are served.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday August 2, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Night of 1,000 Stars: A Teen Talent Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Area middle and high school-aged youth offer an excellent night of entertainment in this annual talent showcase. Performance is by audition, but everyone can come enjoy the free show on a first-come, first-seated basis.

    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cameron LaFollette     emeraldcoast@icloud.com
   

This group shares favorite poems from the great tradition of British and American poetry written before the First World War. Each member brings a handful of poems to read aloud to the group. 

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday August 3, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
Saturday August 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:30 PM Friends of Salem Public Library Fiction Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of Salem Public Library   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tabletop Gaming for Grown-ups Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Tabletop games for grown-ups is expanding to a monthly program!
Join us for an adults (18+) tabletop gaming session where you can play top-rated board games and hang out with fellow gamers. Although the library will provide board games, you may also bring in your own!

Games include: Ticket to Ride Europe, Code Names, Forbidden Desert, Lanterns, Love Letter, and more.

    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday August 7, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

 

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.

These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.
 

Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Wednesday August 8, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Brainy Babies Bilingual Storytime/Olé Bebé! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Babies from birth through 18 months are invited to bring an adult to Bilingual Babytime. Adults do not need to speak Spanish to participate.

Cuentos Bilingües para Bebés son para los bebés entre los recién nacidos y los que tienen 18 meses. Los adultos no necesitan hablar inglés para participar. Para los padres con bebés - de los recien nacidos a 1 1/2 años

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wednesdays with the Stars: Movies in Teen Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This week: Love, Simon (PG-13; 109 minutes; 2018) Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy a free movie on the big screen TV in the Teen Scene. Fresh popcorn and drinks are served.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Story Time: 10 Minute Preview Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Come for the book previews, stay for the entertainment. Come listen to fabulous volunteer performers narrate the first 10 minutes of books. 
 

    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Thursday August 9, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

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rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library and Shangri-La invite LEGOistas aged 18 and older to drop in on the second Wednesday of each month to share ideas, meet like-minded individuals, and build cool things. BYO creativity; LEGOs are provided. LEGO builders of all abilities, from beginner to maestro, are welcome.

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday August 10, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday August 11, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   WillVGS@yahoo.com
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Adult Summer Reading Movie Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday August 14, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Wednesday August 15, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.


These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.

For more information, or to inquire about becoming a discussion leader, contact the Floor 2 Ask Here Desk.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Brainy Babies Bilingual Storytime/Olé Bebé! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Babies from birth through 18 months are invited to bring an adult to Bilingual Babytime. Adults do not need to speak Spanish to participate.

Cuentos Bilingües para Bebés son para los bebés entre los recién nacidos y los que tienen 18 meses. Los adultos no necesitan hablar inglés para participar. Para los padres con bebés - de los recien nacidos a 1 1/2 años

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday August 16, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
office_notepad 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Salem Public Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
   

Meetings of the Friends of the Salem Public Library are open to all interested Friends members and members of the public. The board is seeking new members and coming to a meeting is an excellent chance to learn more.

Friends of the Salem Public Library    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday August 17, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
Saturday August 18, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Area knitters, crocheters, spinners, and tatters are invited to drop in to share their knowledge with fellow fiber artists.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Open ended Lego play for children and their families. All Legos provided

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
Sunday August 19, 2018 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday August 21, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Speak Up! Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonja Somerville   503-588-6083   ssomerville@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to weigh in and share their thoughts about some great books. Copies of the next book are available at the Teen Scene Desk.

Getting on the email list for meeting reminders is as simple as contacting Teen Scene Librarian Sonja Somerville at ssomerville@cityofsalem.net or 503-588-6083.

Speak Up! Book Club    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Oregon Conversation Project Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Wednesday August 22, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_parrot1.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Brainy Babies Bilingual Storytime/Olé Bebé! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Babies from birth through 18 months are invited to bring an adult to Bilingual Babytime. Adults do not need to speak Spanish to participate.

Cuentos Bilingües para Bebés son para los bebés entre los recién nacidos y los que tienen 18 meses. Los adultos no necesitan hablar inglés para participar. Para los padres con bebés - de los recien nacidos a 1 1/2 años

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday August 23, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

Friday August 24, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
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Saturday August 25, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Blue Jeans Swap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
office_pencil 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rediscovering Coloring: A Coloring Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in and color. All materials provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday August 28, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
eth_france 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM French Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: GwenEllyn Anderson   503-585-2856   gwenellyn@gmail.com
   

This is a casual, supportive group of speakers at various levels, including native speakers. Francophiles interested in a short grammar review begin at 6 p.m. Open conversation begins at 6:30 p.m. Discussions continue until 7:45 p.m.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday August 29, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
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anim_parrot1.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Brainy Babies Bilingual Storytime/Olé Bebé! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Babies from birth through 18 months are invited to bring an adult to Bilingual Babytime. Adults do not need to speak Spanish to participate.

Cuentos Bilingües para Bebés son para los bebés entre los recién nacidos y los que tienen 18 meses. Los adultos no necesitan hablar inglés para participar. Para los padres con bebés - de los recien nacidos a 1 1/2 años

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday August 30, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

Friday August 31, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_bee.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Following Infant/Toddler Storytime, babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups are invited to participate in open play time with interactive toys and board books.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
Saturday September 1, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tabletop Gaming for Grown-ups Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Tabletop games for grown-ups is expanding to a monthly program!
Join us for an adults (18+) tabletop gaming session where you can play top-rated board games and hang out with fellow gamers. Although the library will provide board games, you may also bring in your own!

Games include: Ticket to Ride Europe, Code Names, Forbidden Desert, Lanterns, Love Letter, and more.

    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday September 4, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
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anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

 

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.

These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.
 

Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Wednesday September 5, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday September 6, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cameron LaFollette     emeraldcoast@icloud.com
   

This group shares favorite poems from the great tradition of British and American poetry written before the First World War. Each member brings a handful of poems to read aloud to the group. 

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday September 7, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Saturday September 8, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   WillVGS@yahoo.com
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
Sunday September 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Camerata Musica Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday September 11, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday September 12, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
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anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM U.S. Air Force Military Band Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Thursday September 13, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library and Shangri-La invite LEGOistas aged 18 and older to drop in on the second Wednesday of each month to share ideas, meet like-minded individuals, and build cool things. BYO creativity; LEGOs are provided. LEGO builders of all abilities, from beginner to maestro, are welcome.

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mid-Valley Travel Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mid-Valley Travel Club   503-931-1684   
   

Mid-Valley Travel Club members share accounts of their travels.

MId-Valley Travel Club    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday September 14, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday September 15, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Area knitters, crocheters, spinners, and tatters are invited to drop in to share their knowledge with fellow fiber artists.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Open ended Lego play for children and their families. All Legos provided

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
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Sunday September 16, 2018 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday September 18, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Speak Up! Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonja Somerville   503-588-6083   ssomerville@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to weigh in and share their thoughts about some great books. Copies of the next book are available at the Teen Scene Desk.

Getting on the email list for meeting reminders is as simple as contacting Teen Scene Librarian Sonja Somerville at ssomerville@cityofsalem.net or 503-588-6083.

Speak Up! Book Club    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday September 19, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.


These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.

For more information, or to inquire about becoming a discussion leader, contact the Floor 2 Ask Here Desk.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Thursday September 20, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids: Afterschool Adventures for Grades 2-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
office_notepad 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Salem Public Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
   

Meetings of the Friends of the Salem Public Library are open to all interested Friends members and members of the public. The board is seeking new members and coming to a meeting is an excellent chance to learn more.

Friends of the Salem Public Library    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday September 21, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Saturday September 22, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Tuesday September 25, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Master Gardeners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The Marion County Master Gardeners present speakers on a variety of gardening topics. This program is free and open to the public.

    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday September 26, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Oregon's Manila Galleon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Thursday September 27, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

Friday September 28, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday September 29, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
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office_pencil 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rediscovering Coloring: A Coloring Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in and color. All materials provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday October 2, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

 

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.

These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.
 

Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Wednesday October 3, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday October 4, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cameron LaFollette     emeraldcoast@icloud.com
   

This group shares favorite poems from the great tradition of British and American poetry written before the First World War. Each member brings a handful of poems to read aloud to the group. 

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday October 5, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fall Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Saturday October 6, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tabletop Gaming for Grown-ups Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Tabletop games for grown-ups is expanding to a monthly program!
Join us for an adults (18+) tabletop gaming session where you can play top-rated board games and hang out with fellow gamers. Although the library will provide board games, you may also bring in your own!

Games include: Ticket to Ride Europe, Code Names, Forbidden Desert, Lanterns, Love Letter, and more.

    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Great American Directors Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Sunday October 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Camerata Musica Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday October 9, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Wednesday October 10, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday October 11, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mid-Valley Travel Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mid-Valley Travel Club   503-931-1684   
   

Mid-Valley Travel Club members share accounts of their travels.

MId-Valley Travel Club    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday October 12, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:30 PM Friends of Salem Public Library Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of Salem Public Library   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday October 13, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:30 PM Friends of Salem Public Library Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of Salem Public Library   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Discovery Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   WillVGS@yahoo.com
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Halloween Costume Exchange Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

An all-ages costume exchange.

    Location: Floor 2 Main Library
Sunday October 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Friends of Salem Public Library Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends of Salem Public Library   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday October 16, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Speak Up! Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonja Somerville   503-588-6083   ssomerville@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to weigh in and share their thoughts about some great books. Copies of the next book are available at the Teen Scene Desk.

Getting on the email list for meeting reminders is as simple as contacting Teen Scene Librarian Sonja Somerville at ssomerville@cityofsalem.net or 503-588-6083.

Speak Up! Book Club    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday October 17, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.


These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.

For more information, or to inquire about becoming a discussion leader, contact the Floor 2 Ask Here Desk.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
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rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM [Tentative] Escape room for adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Thursday October 18, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids: Afterschool Adventures for Grades 2-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
office_notepad 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Salem Public Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
   

Meetings of the Friends of the Salem Public Library are open to all interested Friends members and members of the public. The board is seeking new members and coming to a meeting is an excellent chance to learn more.

Friends of the Salem Public Library    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday October 19, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Saturday October 20, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Area knitters, crocheters, spinners, and tatters are invited to drop in to share their knowledge with fellow fiber artists.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Open ended Lego play for children and their families. All Legos provided

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Great American Directors Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Sunday October 21, 2018 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Camerata Musica Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday October 23, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Master Gardeners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The Marion County Master Gardeners present speakers on a variety of gardening topics. This program is free and open to the public.

    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday October 24, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Thursday October 25, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

Friday October 26, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday October 27, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Salem Poetry Festival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
office_pencil 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rediscovering Coloring: A Coloring Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in and color. All materials provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday October 30, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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Wednesday October 31, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Halloween Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Trick-or-Treat at the Salem Public Library where boys and girls of all ages are encouraged to come and watch our Halloween themed movie. Costumes encouraged, small penny-candy provided.

    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Thursday November 1, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cameron LaFollette     emeraldcoast@icloud.com
   

This group shares favorite poems from the great tradition of British and American poetry written before the First World War. Each member brings a handful of poems to read aloud to the group. 

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday November 2, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fall Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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Saturday November 3, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tabletop Gaming for Grown-ups Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Tabletop games for grown-ups is expanding to a monthly program!
Join us for an adults (18+) tabletop gaming session where you can play top-rated board games and hang out with fellow gamers. Although the library will provide board games, you may also bring in your own!

Games include: Ticket to Ride Europe, Code Names, Forbidden Desert, Lanterns, Love Letter, and more.

    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Great American Directors Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday November 6, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

 

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.

These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.
 

Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Wednesday November 7, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
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anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday November 8, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library and Shangri-La invite LEGOistas aged 18 and older to drop in on the second Wednesday of each month to share ideas, meet like-minded individuals, and build cool things. BYO creativity; LEGOs are provided. LEGO builders of all abilities, from beginner to maestro, are welcome.

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mid-Valley Travel Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mid-Valley Travel Club   503-931-1684   
   

Mid-Valley Travel Club members share accounts of their travels.

MId-Valley Travel Club    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday November 9, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday November 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Discovery Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   WillVGS@yahoo.com
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mushroom Expo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
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Tuesday November 13, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Master Gardeners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The Marion County Master Gardeners present speakers on a variety of gardening topics. This program is free and open to the public.

    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday November 14, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM CCRLS Advisory Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   (503) 588-6071   spladmin@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday November 15, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids: Afterschool Adventures for Grades 2-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
office_notepad 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Salem Public Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
   

Meetings of the Friends of the Salem Public Library are open to all interested Friends members and members of the public. The board is seeking new members and coming to a meeting is an excellent chance to learn more.

Friends of the Salem Public Library    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday November 16, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Saturday November 17, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Area knitters, crocheters, spinners, and tatters are invited to drop in to share their knowledge with fellow fiber artists.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Open ended Lego play for children and their families. All Legos provided

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Great American Directors Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Sunday November 18, 2018 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday November 20, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Speak Up! Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonja Somerville   503-588-6083   ssomerville@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to weigh in and share their thoughts about some great books. Copies of the next book are available at the Teen Scene Desk.

Getting on the email list for meeting reminders is as simple as contacting Teen Scene Librarian Sonja Somerville at ssomerville@cityofsalem.net or 503-588-6083.

Speak Up! Book Club    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday November 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  4:00 PM GIS Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Blohm   503-588-3429   sblohm@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Friday November 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Saturday November 24, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Homemade Holidays: Season's Greetings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
office_pencil 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rediscovering Coloring: A Coloring Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in and color. All materials provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Great American Directors Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday November 27, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday November 28, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday November 29, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

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Friday November 30, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Saturday December 1, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tabletop Gaming for Grown-ups Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Tabletop games for grown-ups is expanding to a monthly program!
Join us for an adults (18+) tabletop gaming session where you can play top-rated board games and hang out with fellow gamers. Although the library will provide board games, you may also bring in your own!

Games include: Ticket to Ride Europe, Code Names, Forbidden Desert, Lanterns, Love Letter, and more.

    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday December 4, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

 

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.

These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.
 

Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Wednesday December 5, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
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lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday December 6, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cameron LaFollette     emeraldcoast@icloud.com
   

This group shares favorite poems from the great tradition of British and American poetry written before the First World War. Each member brings a handful of poems to read aloud to the group. 

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday December 7, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fall Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Saturday December 8, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Discovery Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   WillVGS@yahoo.com
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Homemade Holidays: Bakers Recipe Swap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Tuesday December 11, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday December 12, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday December 13, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library and Shangri-La invite LEGOistas aged 18 and older to drop in on the second Wednesday of each month to share ideas, meet like-minded individuals, and build cool things. BYO creativity; LEGOs are provided. LEGO builders of all abilities, from beginner to maestro, are welcome.

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mid-Valley Travel Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mid-Valley Travel Club   503-931-1684   
   

Mid-Valley Travel Club members share accounts of their travels.

MId-Valley Travel Club    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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Friday December 14, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday December 15, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Area knitters, crocheters, spinners, and tatters are invited to drop in to share their knowledge with fellow fiber artists.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Open ended Lego play for children and their families. All Legos provided

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Homemade Holidays: Last Minute Gifts for Adults (16+) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Sunday December 16, 2018 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday December 18, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Speak Up! Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonja Somerville   503-588-6083   ssomerville@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to weigh in and share their thoughts about some great books. Copies of the next book are available at the Teen Scene Desk.

Getting on the email list for meeting reminders is as simple as contacting Teen Scene Librarian Sonja Somerville at ssomerville@cityofsalem.net or 503-588-6083.

Speak Up! Book Club    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_penguin 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Parents with children of all ages.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday December 19, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.


These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.

For more information, or to inquire about becoming a discussion leader, contact the Floor 2 Ask Here Desk.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday December 20, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids: Afterschool Adventures for Grades 2-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
Friday December 21, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Saturday December 22, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Wednesday December 26, 2018 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 1/2 to 6 year olds.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Habrá cuentos en español para toda la familia. Los programas incluirán cuentos y canciones en español para niños de todas edades.

Families are invited to this storytime conducted completely in Spanish.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
Thursday December 27, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Holiday Children's Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Friday December 28, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Just right for parents with babies through toddlers age 2 ½ to enjoy together.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Holiday Children's Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Bucket of Words Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, this new group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring authors of middle and high school age. Each meeting begins with a group writing exercise to get imaginations flowing. New members are always welcome.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday December 29, 2018 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room A - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Read to a Pet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program. Sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
office_pencil 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rediscovering Coloring: A Coloring Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in and color. All materials provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Wednesday January 2, 2019 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
Thursday January 3, 2019 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Holiday Children's Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cameron LaFollette     emeraldcoast@icloud.com
   

This group shares favorite poems from the great tradition of British and American poetry written before the First World War. Each member brings a handful of poems to read aloud to the group. 

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Friday January 4, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Holiday Children's Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
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Saturday January 5, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tabletop Gaming for Grown-ups Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Tabletop games for grown-ups is expanding to a monthly program!
Join us for an adults (18+) tabletop gaming session where you can play top-rated board games and hang out with fellow gamers. Although the library will provide board games, you may also bring in your own!

Games include: Ticket to Ride Europe, Code Names, Forbidden Desert, Lanterns, Love Letter, and more.

    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday January 8, 2019 Go To Top
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.


These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.

For more information, or to inquire about becoming a discussion leader, contact the Floor 2 Ask Here Desk.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

 

Salem Public Library hosts two adult book discussion groups, Books for Lunch and Books for Dessert. Participation in the groups is free and open to the public, and new members are always welcome. Copies of the discussion books are available for checkout at the Information Desk.

These groups are made possible through the support of the Friends of the Salem Public Library and the Salem Public Library Foundation.
 

Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Wednesday January 9, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM CCRLS Advisory Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   (503) 588-6071   spladmin@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The group reads and discusses contemporary and classic literature. Members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scrabble Club   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Conference Room 218
Thursday January 10, 2019 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

WYTTs members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  585 Liberty St. SE, 97301

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Camerata Musica Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mid-Valley Travel Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mid-Valley Travel Club   503-931-1684   
   

Mid-Valley Travel Club members share accounts of their travels.

MId-Valley Travel Club    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday January 11, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Tech Trek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Drop in to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
  Location Map
Tuesday January 15, 2019 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Speak Up! Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonja Somerville   503-588-6083   ssomerville@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to weigh in and share their thoughts about some great books. Copies of the next book are available at the Teen Scene Desk.

Getting on the email list for meeting reminders is as simple as contacting Teen Scene Librarian Sonja Somerville at ssomerville@cityofsalem.net or 503-588-6083.

Speak Up! Book Club    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Salem Spanish Language Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: The Salem Spanish Language Group     mariae873@gmail.com
   

This group is for anyone interested in the Spanish language. All levels are welcome, and the meetings are free.

    Location: Conference Room 218
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Wednesday January 16, 2019 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group