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Salem Public Library

585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR 97301-3591
+1 503-588-6052
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A favorite for 65 years!

The library is stately and well-maintained. It has huge rooms accommodating a large variety of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
388carolj
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New Braunfels, Texas
Family Time

The Salem library has so much to offer. I love the programs they hold to promote reading for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jjnks72
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585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR 97301-3591
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+1 503-588-6052
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The library is stately and well-maintained. It has huge rooms accommodating a large variety of interests. The children's library is dear....you must see it.

Thank 388carolj
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Salem library has so much to offer. I love the programs they hold to promote reading for children. My daughter enjoys library visits.

Thank jjnks72
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just visiting town and went in with friends. A great used book store, and a big list of events. Wished I lived in Salem to take advantage of all of the opportunities!

Thank Alline A
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Such a fun spot for a solo visit or to meet up with a friend. Plenty to see. Plenty to do free. Beautiful stop to read in a quiet setting.

Thank Becca S
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Once you walk into the library you are surrounded by so many books, magazines, CD's & videos you don't know where to look first. The staff are very knowledgeable and so friendly. They can help you locate anything. Very comfortable lounge area and a gift/coffee...More

Thank Christine W
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our family visits the Salem Public Library at least once a month if not more often. My kids are comfortable in the children's section & make a beeline for their favorite sections of books: dinosaurs & princesses! The library also offers a Discovery Room that...More

Thank Heather P
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This library truly tries to give the visitor everything it possibly can; events and activities for all ages, books for everything imaginable, a thrift store, well-versed library staff, book sales, and help in every department. We LOVE the Salem Public Library! It truly has something...More

Thank Terri W
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This library has book sections for all ages. Sometimes popular writers and speakers are there. Programs for kids are available in all ages. Parking is plentiful, altho there are parking meters to feed.

Thank Jean H
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

I used to LOVE libraries. I loved roaming the aisles looking for books and new stories. Now I have Netflix. So... I got lazy. I'll admit it. Here's what I like about this library: It's not just a library. See, it appears that someone over...More

Thank Kelly C
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Yes the kids love the library but there are attractions for adults too! The staff is really helpful in helping you find answers to any topic. Stop in sometime and see for yourself.

Thank ROBERT M
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Jaysin1230
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Response from BJ T | Property representative |
You can get a library card by going to the Salem central library or to the West Salem branch library. You will need to bring a current photo ID that shows your current street address. You can also go onto the library... More
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