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Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Terrific Tuesdays: Craft-a-Thon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Ready, set, CREATE! Children 5 years and older are invited to bring an active imagination and be a champion of art. Craft supplies provided.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&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_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 June 29, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
anim_dog1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wednesday Performers for Kids: Border Collies International Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

TWO SHOWS! 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Greg Gustafson and his rescued Border Collies show off their athletic prowess as they play football, soccer, and show off their world-class frisbee skills!

Youth Special Events    
    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
 
anim_dog1 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Wednesday Performers for Kids: Border Collies International Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

TWO SHOWS! 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Greg Gustafson and his rescued Border Collies show off their athletic prowess as they play football, soccer, and show off their world-class frisbee skills!

Youth Special Events    
    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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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
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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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: The Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG; 94 minutes; 2010)

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 June 30, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_smiley 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Thrilling Thursdays: Get Into the Game - Teen Amazing Race Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Pairs of teens vye for prizes, taking on a series of amazing challenges that test brain power, agility, memory, and more. Teens can register in pairs or be assigned to a team at the event.

Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended using the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Desk. 

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
       
Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday July 2, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 July 5, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
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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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Mockingjay, Part II (PG-13; 137 minutes; 2015)
 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 July 7, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_smiley 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Thrilling Thursdays for Teens: Chocolate Olympics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Teens take on a series of dazzling challenges, from chocolate sorting to Oreo stacking, in pursuit of medals and glory.

Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended using the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Desk.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendell Buck   503-588-6217   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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 July 8, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - 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 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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, so sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
food_pretzel_2.GIF 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooking the Books — A Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Cooking the Books is a quarterly book club for people who love to cook. Participants are asked to select one recipe from one of this session’s featured cookbooks. The theme this time is appetizers.

A photocopy of the chosen dish will be provided. Participants will then prepare the recipe at home and bring it to the meeting to share. This program is made possible through the support of the Salem Public Library Foundation.

 

Special Events    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
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Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
 
food_strawberry 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adam Sawyer's Best Nearby Hikes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Special Events    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Goosebumps (PG; 103 minutes; 2015)
 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
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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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
 
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 Rooms A&B - Central Library
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_smiley 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Thrilling Thursdays for Teens: Doctor Who Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This night includes Whovian activities and a massively difficult trivia challenge as well as a costume contest with prizes.

Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended using the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Desk.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
       
Friday July 15, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday July 16, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Kids with their grown-ups are invited on the third Saturday of every month for an hour of unstructured Lego play. Legos are provided. Participants only need their imaginations. No sign-ups are necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Fiber-crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join the Salem Area Ravelers as they knit, crochet, spin, and tat. More information is available from the Salem Area Ravelers group page at Ravelry.com.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Sunday July 17, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

The UFOs launch their monthly meet-up at the Library. Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 July 20, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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 Information Desk at 503-588-6052 or library@cityofsalem.net.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Jurassic World (PG-13; 124 minutes; 2015)
 

Movies in Teen Scene    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
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misc_handshake 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   (503) 588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This 30-minute orientation session focuses on the process of becoming a library volunteer and current volunteer needs.

Volunteer Orientation    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 21, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_smiley 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Thrilling Thursdays for Teens: Pizza Tasting & Judging Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Teens sample the wares of five local pizzerias and vote to determine who has the best crust, sauce, cheese, pepperoni, and overall pizza. The evening also includes pizza-related activities and end with DIY dessert pizzas.

Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended using the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Desk.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Anderson 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 July 22, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - 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 23, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Movies Made in Oregon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Featured this month: Kindergarten Cop (PG-13; 111 minutes; 1990)

Film fans are invited to revisit classic films made in our own backyard. Admission is free, and free snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Salem Public Library.

Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 July 27, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Night at the Museum (PG; 108 minutes; 2006)
 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
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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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 28, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_smiley 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Thrilling Thursdays for Teens: Game-O-Rama Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

A variety of RPG and other table top games are available to choose from, including Munchkin, Forbidden Island, Magic the Gathering, Pandemic, Carcassone, Apples to Apples and more.

Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended using the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Desk.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
       
Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday July 30, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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, so 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: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Coloring projects and a variety of pencils, pens, and crayons will be provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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 6:00 PM  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (PG-13; 178 minutes; 2001)
 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 4, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendell Buck   503-588-6217   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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
 
ent_microphone2 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Night of 1,000 Stars: Teen Talent Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Musicians, singers, dancers and other performers of middle and high school age are selected by audition for this annual showcase. Seating is free and open to the public.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday August 6, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 August 9, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 August 10, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
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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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Mrs. Doubtfire (PG-13; 125 minutes; 1993)
 

Movies in Teen Scene    
    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: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
 
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 Rooms A&B - Central Library
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Friday August 12, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - 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 August 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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, so sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Movies Made in Oregon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Featured this month: Coraline (PG, 100 minutes; 2009)

Film fans are invited to revisit classic films made in our own backyard. Admission is free, and free snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Salem Public Library.

Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
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anim_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 August 17, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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 Information Desk at 503-588-6052 or library@cityofsalem.net.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13; 135 minutes; 2015)
 

Movies in Teen Scene    
    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
 
misc_handshake 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   (503) 588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This 30-minute orientation session focuses on the process of becoming a library volunteer and current volunteer needs.

Volunteer Orientation    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 18, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
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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 19, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday August 20, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Kids with their grown-ups are invited on the third Saturday of every month for an hour of unstructured Lego play. Legos are provided. Participants only need their imaginations. No sign-ups are necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Fiber-crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join the Salem Area Ravelers as they knit, crochet, spin, and tat. More information is available from the Salem Area Ravelers group page at Ravelry.com.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Sunday August 21, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

The UFOs launch their monthly meet-up at the Library. Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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
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anim_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 August 24, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (PG-13; 107 minutes; 2016)
 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 25, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
Friday August 26, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - 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 August 27, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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, so 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: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Coloring projects and a variety of pencils, pens, and crayons will be provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 August 31, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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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lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
ent_film-reel 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 Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to enjoy free movies, popcorn, and drinks.

This week's movie: Mamma Mia! (PG-13; 108 minutes; 2008)
 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 1, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendell Buck   503-588-6217   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:30 PM Room is in Use
    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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_smiley 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Gamers: Magic the Gathering Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Magic the Gathering fans of middle and high school age are invited for Friday afternoon games throughout the summer. BYO Magic Deck. New gamers are always welcomed.

    Location: Teen Scene - Central Library
Saturday September 3, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
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Tuesday September 6, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
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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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 8, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Straub Environmental Learning Center Lecture Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Straub Environmental Learning Center   503-391-4145   
    Friends of the Straub Environmental Learning Cente    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday September 9, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_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 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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, so sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Movies Made in Oregon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Featured this month: Wild (R; 115 minutes; 2014)

Film fans are invited to revisit classic films made in our own backyard. Admission is free, and free snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Salem Public Library.

Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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Tuesday September 13, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 September 14, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson 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: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
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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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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
 
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 Rooms A&B - Central Library
Thursday September 15, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 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    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday September 16, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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
Saturday September 17, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Kids with their grown-ups are invited on the third Saturday of every month for an hour of unstructured Lego play. Legos are provided. Participants only need their imaginations. No sign-ups are necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Fiber-crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join the Salem Area Ravelers as they knit, crochet, spin, and tat. More information is available from the Salem Area Ravelers group page at Ravelry.com.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Sunday September 18, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

The UFOs launch their monthly meet-up at the Library. Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Camerata Musica Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Camerata Musica   503-364-3929   
    Camerata Musica    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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Tuesday September 20, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
anim_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Salem Audubon Society Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Audubon Society   503-588-7340   
    Salem Audubon Society    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday September 21, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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 Information Desk at 503-588-6052 or library@cityofsalem.net.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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
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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.

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
misc_handshake 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   (503) 588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This 30-minute orientation session focuses on the process of becoming a library volunteer and current volunteer needs.

Volunteer Orientation    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 22, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
Friday September 23, 2016 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant/Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_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 24, 2016 Go To Top
anim_penguin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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, so 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: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Coloring projects and a variety of pencils, pens, and crayons will be provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday September 27, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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_owl 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family All-Ages Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Master Gardeners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Wednesday September 28, 2016 Go To Top
anim_ladybug 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Interactive stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2 ½ - 6 and their grown-ups.

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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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.

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
anim_turtle 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cuentos En Español/Spanish Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   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 29, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
Friday September 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson 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: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6088   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Storytimes    
    Location: Story Room B - 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
Tuesday October 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Wednesday October 5, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday October 6, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendell Buck   503-588-6217   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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
Saturday October 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    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, so sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
Sunday October 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Camerata Musica Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Camerata Musica   503-364-3929   
    Camerata Musica    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday October 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart     tandjstewart@msn.com
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - 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: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart     tandjstewart@msn.com
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 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    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday October 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart     tandjstewart@msn.com
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - 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 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart     tandjstewart@msn.com
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is in Use
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
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rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Kids with their grown-ups are invited on the third Saturday of every month for an hour of unstructured Lego play. Legos are provided. Participants only need their imaginations. No sign-ups are necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Fiber-crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join the Salem Area Ravelers as they knit, crochet, spin, and tat. More information is available from the Salem Area Ravelers group page at Ravelry.com.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Sunday October 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart     tandjstewart@msn.com
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday October 18, 2016 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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Salem Audubon Society Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Audubon Society   503-588-7340   
    Salem Audubon Society    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday October 19, 2016 Go To Top
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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 Information Desk at 503-588-6052 or library@cityofsalem.net.
 

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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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_handshake 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   (503) 588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This 30-minute orientation session focuses on the process of becoming a library volunteer and current volunteer needs.

Volunteer Orientation    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday October 20, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
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
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Saturday October 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Movies Made in Oregon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Featured this month: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (G; 102 minutes; 1954)

Film fans are invited to revisit classic films made in our own backyard. Admission is free, and free snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Salem Public Library.

Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday October 25, 2016 Go To Top
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
Wednesday October 26, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday October 27, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
Friday October 28, 2016 Go To Top
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 29, 2016 Go To Top
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, so 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: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Coloring projects and a variety of pencils, pens, and crayons will be provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Tuesday November 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Wednesday November 2, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
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Thursday November 3, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendell Buck   503-588-6217   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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
Wednesday November 9, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson 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: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
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 Rooms A&B - Central Library
Thursday November 10, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 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    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Saturday November 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
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    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
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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, so sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
Sunday November 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Camerata Musica Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Camerata Musica   503-364-3929   
    Camerata Musica    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Tuesday November 15, 2016 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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Salem Audubon Society Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Audubon Society   503-588-7340   
    Salem Audubon Society    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday November 16, 2016 Go To Top
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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 Information Desk at 503-588-6052 or library@cityofsalem.net.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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_handshake 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   (503) 588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

This 30-minute orientation session focuses on the process of becoming a library volunteer and current volunteer needs.

Volunteer Orientation    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday November 17, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
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
Saturday November 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
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rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Kids with their grown-ups are invited on the third Saturday of every month for an hour of unstructured Lego play. Legos are provided. Participants only need their imaginations. No sign-ups are necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Fiber-crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join the Salem Area Ravelers as they knit, crochet, spin, and tat. More information is available from the Salem Area Ravelers group page at Ravelry.com.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Movies Made in Oregon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Featured this month: The General (Unrated; 67 minutes; 1926)

Film fans are invited to revisit classic films made in our own backyard. Admission is free, and free snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Salem Public Library.

Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Sunday November 20, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

The UFOs launch their monthly meet-up at the Library. Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday November 22, 2016 Go To Top
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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Master Gardeners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Wednesday November 23, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Friday November 25, 2016 Go To Top
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 26, 2016 Go To Top
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, so 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: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Coloring projects and a variety of pencils, pens, and crayons will be provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
Wednesday November 30, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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
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rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday December 1, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Classic Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendell Buck   503-588-6217   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is in Use
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday December 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
food_cupcake.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books for Dessert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Wednesday December 7, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 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    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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Friday December 9, 2016 Go To Top
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 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Room is in Use
    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, so sign-ups are not necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Movies Made in Oregon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Featured this month: TBA

Film fans are invited to revisit classic films made in our own backyard. Admission is free, and free snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Salem Public Library.

Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday December 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
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 Rooms A&B - Central Library
Thursday December 15, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
Saturday December 17, 2016 Go To Top
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    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monthly Lego Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Kids with their grown-ups are invited on the third Saturday of every month for an hour of unstructured Lego play. Legos are provided. Participants only need their imaginations. No sign-ups are necessary.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Room B - Central Library
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Salem Area Ravelers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Area Ravelers     woolspinnr@aol.com
   

Fiber-crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join the Salem Area Ravelers as they knit, crochet, spin, and tat. More information is available from the Salem Area Ravelers group page at Ravelry.com.

Ravelry.com    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
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Sunday December 18, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

The UFOs launch their monthly meet-up at the Library. Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday December 20, 2016 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  -  8:00 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Salem Audubon Society Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Audubon Society   503-588-7340   
    Salem Audubon Society    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6052   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 Information Desk at 503-588-6052 or library@cityofsalem.net.
 

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    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: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday December 22, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
Friday December 23, 2016 Go To Top
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
Tuesday December 27, 2016 Go To Top
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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Master Gardeners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   library@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Literary Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Reference Desk   503-588-6052   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
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rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday December 29, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Writers Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information/Reference Desk   503-588-6052   
   

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
Saturday December 31, 2016 Go To Top
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, so 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: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Coloring projects and a variety of pencils, pens, and crayons will be provided.

Special Events    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
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