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Tuesday January 17, 2017 Go To Top
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
   

January book: Spare Parts by Joshua Davis

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 January 18, 2017 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
   

January book: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

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
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

Teen Scene Events    
    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
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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: 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 January 19, 2017 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
 
rec_scissors&glue 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids: Afterschool Adventures for Grades 2-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Children in grades 2-5 are invited to learn a variety of arts and crafts the third Thursday of each month. Sign up using the "Register" button below or at the Children's Ask Here Desk.

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Story Rooms A&B - Central Library
       
 
office_notepad 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Salem Public Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Stewart   503-362-1755   splfriends@peak.org
   

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

Friends of the Salem Public Library    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
 
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   info@straubenvironmentalcenter.org
   

Topic: A Taste of the Place–the Terroir of Willamette Valley Winemaking

Friends of the Straub Environmental Learning Cente    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Friday January 20, 2017 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 January 21, 2017 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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
 
lib_book_signing 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lincoln Center Local: The Villalobos Brothers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

The first of an exciting series of screenings of musical events, filmed live at Lincoln Center. Masterfully blending the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz, Mexico with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music, The Villalobos Brothers deliver an intoxicating brew of musical brilliance, cadence and virtuosity that awakens the senses as it redefines the notions behind Latin music.

The Villalobos Brothers are considered one of today’s leading World Music and Contemporary Mexican ensembles. A trio of virtuoso violinists, singer-songwriters, composers, and arrangers, they were the winners of the Vox-Pop Award at the 2013 Independent Music Awards in the Best Song-World Beat category for their song, “El Pijul.” This program is provided to libraries nationwide through the generous support of the Oak Fundation, the Altman Foundation and the Booth Ferris Foundation.

Free and open to the public.

Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
  Location Map
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Sunday January 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Salem Reads: Spare Parts Book Giveaway Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library Foundation   503-588-6183   salemlibraryfoundation@gmail.com
   

Salem Reads organizers, the Salem Public Library Foundation, will give away 500 copies of Spare Parts by Joshua Davis. Limit: one book per card holder.

Salem Reads: One Book, One Community    
    Location: Main Floor
Tuesday January 24, 2017 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
 
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 January 25, 2017 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 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using tyhe "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Teen Scene - 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: 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
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Best Books of 2016 Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Readers looking for book club or personal reading ideas are invited to hear SPL Readers’ Advisor Emily Byers discuss the best books of 2016.

Special Events    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
  Location Map
Thursday January 26, 2017 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
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Salem Reads: Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library Foundation   503-588-6183   salemlibraryfoundation@gmail.com
   

Power, Privilege, and Racial Diversity in Oregon

Willamette University professor Emily Drew will lead participants in a conversation that explores some of the causes of this continued isolation and the differences of experience between Oregonians of different races— such as institutional racism, white privilege, and unconscious bias. What systems are in place to prevent the racial integration and equity many of us strive for? Knowing how do we act—as individuals and communities—to embrace the opportunity presented by a more diverse Oregon?

Salem Reads: One Book, One Community    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Friday January 27, 2017 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
 
misc_crown 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Late Night at the Library: Once Upon a Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Crafts, activities, and entertainment for kids who have kept their Salem Unplugged pledge, including a special performance by Okaidja Afroso.

Children's Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Saturday January 28, 2017 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:15 AM  -  10:45 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_bookman 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Salem Reads: Robot Expo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library Foundation   503-588-6183   salemlibraryfoundation@gmail.com
   

Chuck Sekafetz, Chemeketa Community College Robotics Program Chair, and his team will demonstrate all sizes of working robots.

Salem Reads: One Book, One Community    
    Location: Main Floor
 
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
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office_pencil 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rediscovering Coloring: A Coloring Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: 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
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Salem Reads: Spare Parts - Motion Picture Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library Foundation   503-588-6183   salemlibraryfoundation@gmail.com
   

Joshua Davis’ book about underdogs who win a national robotics tournament is brought to the big screen in a feature film. (PG-13; 114 minutes; 2015)

Salem Reads: One Book, One Community    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Sunday January 29, 2017 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 January 31, 2017 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_book3 5:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Salem Reads: Author Ticket Giveaway & Art Show Artists' Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library Foundation   503-588-6183   salemlibraryfoundation@gmail.com
   

Vouchers for free tickets to see author Joshua Davis in February will be distributed to library cardholders beginning at 5 p.m., with tickets handed out at 6:30 p.m. Artists’ Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.

Salem Reads: One Book, One Community    
    Location: Main Floor
Wednesday February 1, 2017 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 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using tyhe "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

Teen Scene Events    
    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
Thursday February 2, 2017 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
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lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Salem Reads: Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library Foundation   503-588-6183   salemlibraryfoundation@gmail.com
   

In 2015, Oregon’s population exceeded 4 million people. Not only are we growing in number, we’re also changing demographically. Considering that Oregon has a history of racial exclusion, these changes prompt questions about Oregonian identity and values. Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks how can we create inclusive communities.

Salem Reads: One Book, One Community    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Friday February 3, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Spring Concert Series: Ballet Folklórico Tlanese Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Salem’s own Ballet Folklórico Tlanese is a group of young dancers who will perform traditional dances from throughout Mexico. This show is free and open to the public.

Spring Concert Series    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
Saturday February 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_smiley 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Robotics Workshop for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Workshop: 1-4 p.m.

Public Demonstration: 4:30-5 p.m.

Middle and high school-aged youth will be introduced to the basic functions and fascinating potential of EV3 LEGO Mindstorms. Taught by Salem-Keizer teacher Jodi Pierce, this afternoon includes three hours of workshop time followed by a demonstration that is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required at the "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Desk, 503-588-6315.

Teen Scene Events    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
   
Tuesday February 7, 2017 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 February 8, 2017 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  -  5:30 PM CCRLS Advisory Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   (503) 588-6071   lgamaney@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using tyhe "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday February 9, 2017 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
 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
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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 February 10, 2017 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 February 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society     eliztice@comcast.net
    Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Discovery Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Children ages 3-5 and their grown-ups are invited to share a story and activities that help preschoolers be ready to read when they enter school. 

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
lib_book_signing 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lincoln Center Local Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
  Location Map
Wednesday February 15, 2017 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_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using tyhe "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

Teen Scene Events    
    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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday February 16, 2017 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
Saturday February 18, 2017 Go To Top
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
 
food_apple 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooking the Books — A Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

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
Sunday February 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday February 21, 2017 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
Wednesday February 22, 2017 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 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using tyhe "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

Teen Scene Events    
    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
Thursday February 23, 2017 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 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
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Friday February 24, 2017 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 February 25, 2017 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 February 28, 2017 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 March 1, 2017 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 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using tyhe "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

Teen Scene Events    
    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
Thursday March 2, 2017 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
Sunday March 5, 2017 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 March 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Boogie Woogie Concerts: Greta Pederson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Preschoolers and their families are invited to a special concert of music and movement in place of our regular storytimes for the day.
The show is free on a first-come, first-seated basis. Doors open at 10:15 a.m.
 

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - 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
 
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 March 8, 2017 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  -  5:30 PM CCRLS Advisory Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   (503) 588-6071   lgamaney@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Game Design Coding Camp for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Scene Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Middle and high school students are invited to create their own video games through an 8-week Google CS First Coding Camp. Game Design with Scratch will be from 3:30-5 p.m. each Wednesday from January 18 to March 8 in the Teen Scene at the library, 585 Liberty St. SE. Participants are expected to attend all eight sessions in the sequence. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required using tyhe "Register" button below or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk, 503-588-6315.

Over the eight weeks, teens will design and program their own video games using code and computer science. Everyone will learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun activities. No previous computer experience is necessary.

 

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

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday March 9, 2017 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
 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 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 March 10, 2017 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 March 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society     eliztice@comcast.net
    Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Discovery Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Children ages 3-5 and their grown-ups are invited to share a story and activities that help preschoolers be ready to read when they enter school. 

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

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

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

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

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
Wednesday March 15, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday March 16, 2017 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 March 18, 2017 Go To Top
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
 
food_apple 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooking the Books — A Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

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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Sunday March 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
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 March 21, 2017 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 March 22, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday March 23, 2017 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 March 24, 2017 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 March 25, 2017 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
 
lib_book_signing 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lincoln Center Local Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
  Location Map
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Tuesday March 28, 2017 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 March 29, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday March 30, 2017 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
Tuesday April 4, 2017 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
   

December book: My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh

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 April 5, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday April 6, 2017 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 April 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is in Use
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
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Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Heritage Room - Central Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Discovery Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Children ages 3-5 and their grown-ups are invited to share a story and activities that help preschoolers be ready to read when they enter school. 

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
Wednesday April 12, 2017 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 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday April 13, 2017 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
 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 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 April 14, 2017 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 April 15, 2017 Go To Top
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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food_apple 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooking the Books — A Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   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.

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
Tuesday April 18, 2017 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
Sunday April 23, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   (503) 588-6071   lgamaney@cityofsalem.net
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
Tuesday April 25, 2017 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 April 26, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday April 27, 2017 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
Friday April 28, 2017 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
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Saturday April 29, 2017 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
Sunday April 30, 2017 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 May 2, 2017 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
   

December book: My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh

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 May 3, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday May 4, 2017 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
Saturday May 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lincoln Center Local Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
  Location Map
Wednesday May 10, 2017 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 CCRLS Advisory Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   (503) 588-6071   lgamaney@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
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misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday May 11, 2017 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
 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 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 May 12, 2017 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 May 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Discovery Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Ask Here Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

Children ages 3-5 and their grown-ups are invited to share a story and activities that help preschoolers be ready to read when they enter school. 

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
food_apple 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooking the Books — A Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   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.

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
Tuesday May 16, 2017 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
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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 May 17, 2017 Go To Top
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Floor 2 Ask Here Desk   503-588-6052   library@cityofsalem.net
   

December book: Spare Parts by Joshua Davis

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

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

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

Adult Book Discussion Groups    
    Location: 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday May 18, 2017 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 May 20, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Adult Services Programming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Scheppke   503-588-6124   ascheppke@cityofsalem.net
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - 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 May 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Ukulele Fans of Oregon (UFO) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ukulele Fans of Oregon     
   

Ukers of all skill levels are welcome.

Ukulele Fans of Oregon    
    Location: Anderson Rooms A&B - Central Library
 
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 May 23, 2017 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 May 24, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday May 25, 2017 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 May 26, 2017 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 May 27, 2017 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 May 31, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday June 1, 2017 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
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Tuesday June 6, 2017 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
   

December book: My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh

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 June 7, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday June 8, 2017 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
 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
Friday June 9, 2017 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 June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
Wednesday June 14, 2017 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 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leesa Bergeron   503-551-9394   
   

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Community Group Programs    
    Location: Plaza Room - Central Library
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Thursday June 15, 2017 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 June 17, 2017 Go To Top
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
 
food_apple 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooking the Books — A Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   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.

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
Tuesday June 20, 2017 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
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
food_pizza 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books For Lunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Floor 2 Ask Here 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 Floor 2 Ask Here Desk.
 

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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday June 22, 2017 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 June 23, 2017 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
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Saturday June 24, 2017 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 June 27, 2017 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 June 28, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday June 29, 2017 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
Wednesday July 5, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday July 6, 2017 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 July 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
 
lib_book_signing 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lincoln Center Local Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
    Special Events    
    Location: Loucks Auditorium - Central Library
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Wednesday July 12, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday July 13, 2017 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
 
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
Saturday July 15, 2017 Go To Top
food_apple 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooking the Books — A Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Salem Public Library   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.

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
Tuesday July 18, 2017 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
Wednesday July 19, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday July 20, 2017 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
Wednesday July 26, 2017 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: Plaza Room - Central Library
Thursday July 27, 2017 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 July 29, 2017 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
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
Tuesday August 15, 2017 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
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
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 August 26, 2017 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
Saturday September 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
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Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday September 14, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
Tuesday September 19, 2017 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
Thursday September 21, 2017 Go To Top
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 September 30, 2017 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
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Saturday October 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Heritage Room - 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
Tuesday October 17, 2017 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
Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
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 October 28, 2017 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
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
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Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
Saturday November 11, 2017 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
Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
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 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society    
    Location: Anderson Room A - Central Library
Tuesday November 21, 2017 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
Saturday November 25, 2017 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
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Willamette Valley Genealogical Society Presentation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Willamette Valley Genealogical Society   503-588-6052   eliztice@comcast.net
   

Monthly meeting of WVGS

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

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

Youth Special Events    
    Location: Children's Room - Central Library
Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Library Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   503-588-6071   library@cityofsalem.net
    Library Advisory Board    
    Location: Board Room - Central Library
Thursday December 14, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult LEGO Users Group of Salem Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   503-588-6315   library@cityofsalem.net
   

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

Sponsored Programs    
    Location: Anderson Room B - Central Library
Tuesday December 19, 2017 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
Saturday December 30, 2017 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
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