Now open at

1127 NE Broadway St Ste 135 

Look for the Open Book Sign.

Our hours will be 10:30 to 6pm Monday - Saturday.

Don't know much about what we do?
Check out this informative brochure!


The Friends seek to:     

  • Focus attention on the Library     
  • Stimulate the use of the Library's resources and services     
  • Receive and encourage gifts     
  • Promote and encourage the growth and expansion of the Library
  • Support and cooperate with the Library in developing Library services and facilities for the community.


The Monthly Raffle continues in March.


Now taking donations at our new location of 1127 NE Broadway.

Cleaning house or downsizing?  Help us continue to support the Library and programs with your good to excellent condition books, art, jewelry, unused greeting cards with matching envelopes, knick-knacks, music and more. Ask inside the Store for more information.  

 The Friends Board has multiple openings.  If you love the Library, want to be active in supporting the Friends and the Library, consider joining the Friends of the Library Board.  Next meeting is February 20th at 6:30. Meeting location TBD as the Library is under renovation.  This is also our Annual Meeting - the public is invited. 

If you are interested in attending our meeting, we will be at the Friends Store on Broadway St NE.  Please come to the back entrance.

Programs We Support

Summer Reading Program
Lucky Day (Grab & Go) Collections for:
Salem Main Library
West Salem Library
Teen Scene
Discovery Room
Family Festival of the Arts
Late Night at the Library
World of Music @ Your Library
Modern Voices Author Series
Adult and Children's Programming
Book Discussion Kits
Additional books for:
Salem Main Library
West Salem Branch

Contact or Visit Us


Mailing Address:


Friends of Salem Public Library
 P.O. Box 925
 Salem, OR 97308


Friends Bookstore:

Find us at: 1127 NE Broadway St Ste 135, Salem OR 97302

Click Here For Directions

Membership Form



Tax Deductible as Allowed by Law


Click Below for a Selection
 of Our Books Available
 for Purchase at Abe Books